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 Carucci, Dickerson and others in the real estate market said the property likely is owned by one of Kittler’s wealthy clients, who now, like Brady and Gisele once did, has use the yoga studio, a stoned carport with space for up to 20 cars and a gym. Josh Peter, USA TODAY, 1 Oct. 2021 Unfortunately, amateur recording equipment of the era was difficult to sneak past security, let alone operate properly, and your average Floyd fan was a stoned teenager. Andy Greene, Rolling Stone, 6 July 2021 In the film, Seth Rogen’s immature, stoned character must rally, rather quickly, to become a partner and father. BostonGlobe.com, 30 June 2021 Janicza Bravo’s Zola was one of the first movie casualties of the pandemic, premiering at Sundance all the way back in January of 2020 to a stoned and adoring midnight audience before disappearing from A24’s slate for a year and a half. Rachel Handler, Vulture, 30 June 2021 The stoned attention span perfectly matches the length of each vignette, in which Attenborough’s soothing, avuncular voice guides you through a simple story about animal life. Emma Marris, The Atlantic, 12 Apr. 2021 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, 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, 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, 26 Oct. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of stoned

1952, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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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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