Definition of intoxicated
1 : affected by alcohol or drugs especially to the point where physical and mental control is markedly diminished; especially : drunk
2 : emotionally excited, elated, or exhilarated (as by great joy or extreme pleasure) < … the traveler who has become intoxicated by the vision of Serengeti's exotic animals … — Harold Hayes>
intoxicatedlyplay \in-ˈtäk-sə-ˌkā-təd-lē\ adverb
Examples of intoxicated in a sentence
He appeared to be very intoxicated.
Driving while intoxicated is illegal.
First Known Use of intoxicated
INTOXICATED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of intoxicated for English Language Learners
: affected by alcohol or drugs
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