banjo'd, banjoed

adj
British
a.
hopelessly drunk or under the influ-ence of drugs. A jocular invention, per-haps influenced by banjaxed and sometimes heard among students and schoolchildren in the 1970s and the 1980s.
► '...stupid how they strut, smoking Wood-bines till they're banjoed smirking at the Swedish smut' (Psycle Sluts, poem by John Cooper Clark, 1978)
b.
defeated, beaten. An armed-forces term of the late 1970s and 1980s. There may be a connection with banjaxed or with the archaic use of 'banjo' to mean a shovel or weapon.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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