gassed

adjective Date: 1919 drunk 1a

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  • gassed — ☆ gassed [gast] adj. Slang drunk; intoxicated …   English World dictionary

  • Gassed — Gas Gas (g[a^]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gassed} (g[a^]st); p. pr. & vb. n. {Gassing}.] 1. (Textiles) To singe, as in a gas flame, so as to remove loose fibers; as, to gas thread. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. To impregnate with gas; as, to gas lime… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gassed (up) — mod. alcohol or drug intoxicated. □ Fred is gassed up and very wobbly. □ He was too gassed up to drive home …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • gassed — adj drunk. A popular word among middle class, middle aged drinkers in the USA from the mid 1960s, gassed was also a synonym for tipsy in Britain after World War I (probably from laughing rather than mustard gas ) …   Contemporary slang

  • gassed — /gast/, adj. Slang. drunk. [1910 15; GAS (v.) + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • gassed — gæst adj. poisoned by gas; drunk (Slang) gæs n. substance that is neither liquid nor solid; gasoline, fuel, benzine; automobile accelerator, gas pedal; empty talk (Slang); something entertaining (Slang) v. fill with gas, supply with gas; poison …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gassed (up) — Adj. Drunk, intoxicated with alcohol …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • gassed — past of gas …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gassed Yarns — Ordinary cotton yarn has a fairly large amount of short fibre on its surface. It is the object of gassing to burn off the projecting fibres by passing the yarn several times through a gas flame or over an electrically heated surface. Many single… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Patent Gassed Thread — The process of gassing cotton yarns was devised by Samuel Hall in 1817. Patent No. 4177 was for the thread and No. 4178 was for gauze or cloth, or lace. He marketed his patent gassed thread under the name of G. F. Uriing & Co., London, in the… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

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