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

Definition of plastered

: 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 front door opens to living and dining rooms with high ceilings, which have been re-plastered. oregonlive, 5 Aug. 2022 Invoices filed with the city of Phoenix record Coze ordered more than 10 gallons of glue to hold the mural solidly in place on the plastered wall of Terminal 2. Melissa Yeager, The Arizona Republic, 22 Oct. 2021 Hidden behind a blank wall of plastered concrete, the building turns its back to the street, unveiling itself through a sequence of passages and stairwells that open into spaces of vivid austerity. New York Times, 2 Aug. 2021 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,, 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 See More

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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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9 Aug 2022

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“Plastered.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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