tiddly

adjective
tid·​dly | \ˈti-dᵊl-ē, ˈtid-lē\

Definition of tiddly 

chiefly British

: slightly drunk

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Synonyms & Antonyms for tiddly

Synonyms

besotted, blasted [slang], blind, blitzed [slang], blotto [slang], bombed, boozy, canned [slang], cockeyed, crocked, drunk, drunken, fried, gassed, hammered [slang], high, impaired, inebriate, inebriated, intoxicated, juiced [slang], lit, lit up, loaded [slang], looped, oiled [slang], pickled, pie-eyed, plastered, potted [slang], ripped [slang], sloshed [slang], smashed [slang], sottish, soused, sozzled, squiffed (or squiffy), stewed, stiff, stinking [slang], stoned, tanked [slang], tight, tipsy, wasted [slang], wet, wiped out [slang]

Antonyms

sober, straight

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Examples of tiddly in a Sentence

after sampling the single malts at several Scottish distilleries, by day's end we were definitely a little tiddly

First Known Use of tiddly

1905, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tiddly

tiddly an alcoholic drink, probably from English dialect tiddly

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