zonked

adjective
\ˈzäŋ(k)t, ˈzȯŋ(k)t\

Definition of zonked 

: stupefied by or as if by alcohol or a drug

Examples of zonked in a Sentence

later claimed that she was zonked for the entire recording session her only living relative is a permanently zonked sister who can't even care for herself

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But the movie’s high point is a scene where Diane Varsi, playing the most zonked member of Max’s entourage (which includes a young Richard Pryor), addresses Congress as if from the stage of the Fillmore. J. Hoberman, New York Times, "Are You Over 35? ‘Wild in the Streets’ Should Scare You," 30 Sep. 2016

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First Known Use of zonked

circa 1959, in the meaning defined above

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zonked

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of zonked

: very tired or affected by alcohol or drugs

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