stoned

adjective
\ ˈstōnd How to pronounce stoned (audio) \

Definition of stoned

2 : being under the influence of a drug (such as marijuana) taken especially for pleasure : high

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Examples of stoned in a Sentence

He was stoned on pot. They got stoned at the party.
Recent Examples on the Web The stoned, nightmare sequence clearly comes from the imagination of someone safe, successful, and unafraid — but who follows today’s seditious fashion. Armond White, National Review, "The United States vs. Billie Holiday Is a Salacious BLM Scam," 3 Mar. 2021 If the sound of California cool jazz as presented by players such as Baker and Gerry Mulligan was informed by a gentler, more stoned approach than the New York center, Budd took that approach to the extreme. Randall Roberts, Los Angeles Times, "Harold Budd, ambient composer and Eno collaborator, dies of COVID-19 complications at 84," 9 Dec. 2020 Opponents fear children will be lured into use, roads will become drag strips for stoned drivers and widespread consumption will spike health care costs. Michael R. Blood, Anchorage Daily News, "Election could broaden the US marijuana market and sway federal policies," 26 Oct. 2020 There is no reliable scientific test to prove someone is too stoned to drive. BostonGlobe.com, "Man convicted of manslaughter in crash that killed Trooper Thomas Clardy faces sentencing - The Boston Globe," 21 Nov. 2019 But in the morning, that dastardly alarm clock wakes you from a stoned slumber and something just isn’t right. Mike Adams, chicagotribune.com, "Marijuana hangovers are real: What you need to know," 22 Aug. 2019 Saturday’s crash occurred outside the Grosser Kiepenkerl, a restaurant on a cobble-stoned street in the center of the city that is popular with locals and tourists, the police said. Melissa Eddy, New York Times, "2 Dead in Münster, Germany, After Truck Driver Crashes Into Crowd," 7 Apr. 2018 Saturday’s crash occurred outside the Grosser Kiepenkerl, a restaurant on a cobble-stoned street in the center of the city that is popular with locals and tourists, police said. Melissa Eddy, BostonGlobe.com, "2 dead in Germany after truck rams crowd," 7 Apr. 2018 The So Stoned collection will mark Rihanna’s third and final shoe project with Mr. Manolo. Indya Brown, The Cut, "Rihanna and Manolo Blahnik Want to Turn You Into a ‘Bajan Princess’," 22 June 2017

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First Known Use of stoned

1952, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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15 Mar 2021

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“Stoned.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stoned. Accessed 19 Apr. 2021.

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stoned

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of stoned

informal : intoxicated by a drug (such as marijuana)

stoned

adjective
\ ˈstōnd How to pronounce stoned (audio) \

Medical Definition of stoned

: being drunk or under the influence of a drug (as marijuana) taken especially for pleasure : high

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