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Definition of gassed

1 slang : drunk sense 1a
2 slang : drained of energy : spent, exhausted

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Synonyms & Antonyms for gassed


besotted, blasted [slang], blind, blitzed [slang], blotto [slang], bombed, boozy, canned [slang], cockeyed, crocked, drunk, drunken, fried, hammered [slang], high, impaired, inebriate, inebriated, intoxicated, juiced [slang], lit, lit up, loaded [slang], looped, oiled [slang], pickled, pie-eyed, plastered, potted [slang], ripped [slang], sloshed [slang], smashed [slang], sottish, soused, sozzled, squiffed (or squiffy), stewed, stiff, stinking [slang], stoned, tanked [slang], tiddly [chiefly British], tight, tipsy, wasted [slang], wet, wiped out [slang]


sober, straight

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Examples of gassed in a Sentence

he likes to go out and get gassed on weekends

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Outside of some bursts of energy from captain Jonathan Spector, Orlando City’s back line looked gassed to start the match. Jordan Culver, Pro Soccer USA, "Orlando City’s fatigue obvious in loss to Montreal Impact," 24 June 2018 After flashing the breakneck speed of forward Garrett Roe on O'Neill's goal and the quick reaction of Greenway on his rebound tally, the U.S. suddenly looked gassed. Stephen Whyno,, "Slovenia stuns United States in Olympic hockey opener," 14 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of gassed

1863, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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incapable of being surmounted or overcome

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