Examples of inebriated in a Sentence
- Three cowboys, complete with hats and six-shooters, were downing beer and blasting away at empty cans and an old television set. … Their voices—and their aim—made it clear they were totally inebriated. —Warren Faidley, Storm Chaser, 1996
- The creamery manager, it seems, staggered to his car, but was too inebriated to even start the engine … —Edna O'Brien, New Yorker, 23 Jan. 1989
- Monty Python's Terry Jones—a medieval scholar as well as an accomplished lunatic—springs from the tradition of Andersen and the brothers Grimm like a slightly inebriated chameleon, adding new color and his own whacky humor to the classic style and form of the fairy tale. —Carol Van Strum, New York Times Book Review, 16 Jan. l983
He was clearly inebriated when he left the bar.
after a night spent partying, the fraternity brothers were all severely inebriated
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Martin said police told her Jenkins apparently let herself into the freezer while inebriated and died inside.
While boarding a Ryanair flight in Europe recently, an obviously inebriated young man, carrying a nearly empty bottle of vodka in a clear plastic duty-free bag, plopped into the middle seat next to Michael.
At the end of the night, an inebriated Spacey picked him up, placed him on his bed, and climbed on top of him, Rapp said.
The incident certainly isn’t the first time an airline has had to deal with the repercussions of inebriated fliers.
The Nerds get sucked through the straw, adding a sweet counterpunch to the alcohol, and the fish are tasty though chewy, inebriated souls.
The layout was slightly different this year, but the relaxed Riot Fest vibe remained, a delightful change of page from the marauding hordes of oft-inebriated youth at Lollapalooza.
Despite the gunshot to the head, the woman was alert and chatty, but possibly inebriated and not listening.
The insects become inebriated, crash into walls and die, according to the blog of Tom Volk, a mycologist at the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse.
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Synonymsbesotted, blasted [slang], blind, blitzed [slang], blotto [slang], bombed, boozy, canned [slang], cockeyed, crocked, drunken, fried, gassed, hammered [slang], high, impaired, inebriate, drunk, 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]
Related Wordsmaudlin; beery; befuddled, bleary-eyed, crapulous, dopey (also dopy), rocky, strung out, stupefied; debauched, dissipated, dissolute; alcoholic, bibulous, dipsomaniacal
Near Antonymsabstemious, abstinent, dry, temperate, teetotal; clearheaded, cool, level, steady
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