zoned out

adjective

Definition of zoned out

US, informal
:not thinking clearly or paying attention to what is happening because one is tired, drugged, etc.

Word by Word Definitions

zone play zoned
  1. : any of five great divisions of the earth's surface with respect to latitude and temperature — compare frigid zone, temperate zone, torrid zone

  2. : a portion of the surface of a sphere included between two parallel planes

  3. : girdle, belt

  1. : to surround with a zone : encircle

  2. : to arrange in or mark off into zones

  1. : zonal

  2. : of, relating to, or occurring in a zone defense

out play
  1. : in a direction away from the inside or center

  2. : outside

  3. : from among others

  1. : eject, oust

  2. : to identify publicly as being such secretly

  3. : to become publicly known

  1. used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. : situated outside : external

  2. : out-of-bounds

  3. : situated at a distance : outlying

  1. : outside

  2. : one who is out of office or power or on the outside

  3. : an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

  1. : in a manner that exceeds or surpasses and sometimes overpowers or defeats


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