plastered

adjective
plas·​tered | \ ˈpla-stərd How to pronounce plastered (audio) \

Definition of plastered

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: drunk, intoxicated Move over, children. Go eat your mini eggs somewhere else as your auntie wants to get plastered.— Mel Ramsay … oh we were plastered, we barely knew what we were doing …— Dave Eggers College boys could get totally plastered, and the worst that would happen to them would be hangovers and missed morning classes.— Katha Pollitt

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Examples of plastered in a Sentence

I got totally plastered at the party. I don't believe it: you're totally plastered at your own dinner party.
Recent Examples on the Web The film’s gorgeousness can occasionally get a bit coffee-table bookish, with pages turning to show you yet another plastered room lit by astonishing mountain light. Helen Shaw, Vulture, 3 Mar. 2021 Their defensive backs will have to remain plastered to receivers while their rushers remain fully aware of where Rodgers is headed. Dan Wiederer, chicagotribune.com, 1 Jan. 2021 Tuya’s smiling funerary mask is made from plastered and gilded linen. National Geographic, 17 Sep. 2020 Invoices show that Coze ordered more than 10 gallons of glue to hold the mural solidly in place on the plastered wall of Terminal 2. Melissa Yeager, azcentral, 13 Dec. 2019 The carefree clip shows Union casually strolling through an airport with a Joanna Vargas face mask plastered to her face. Jennifer Ford, Essence, 21 Oct. 2019 The pedestrian walkways near the protest site remain plastered with signs and pictures denouncing the police, who fired 150 rounds of tear gas, or about twice the amount used in the 2014 pro-democracy Umbrella Movement demonstrations. David Pierson, latimes.com, 20 June 2019 There are signs of a blooming economy—the highly mechanized pecan-farming operation, the new dog-food factory, the row of eco-friendly houses built with plastered hay bales. Gregory Barber, WIRED, 6 June 2019 Çatalhöyük is prized not only for revealing how people lived in its warren of neat, tidy, plastered houses, but also for its longevity, as the eastern mound was inhabited for as many as 1,500 years. National Geographic, 26 Mar. 2019

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First Known Use of plastered

1902, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of plastered was in 1902

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“Plastered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plastered. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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plastered

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of plastered

informal : very drunk

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