paralysed

adj
(extremely) drunk. A very common expression in Britain (but less so in the USA, where paralysed is probably more prevalent) since the first decade of the 20th century.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • paralysed — par|a|lysed BrE paralyzed AmE [ˈpærəlaızd] adj 1.) unable to move part or all of your body or feel it ▪ The accident left him permanently paralysed. paralysed from the neck/chest/waist down 2.) unable to think clearly or deal with a situation… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • paralysed — UK [ˈpærəlaɪzd] / US [ˈperəˌlaɪzd] adjective 1) unable to move your body or part of it, usually because of an injury or illness The accident left him paralysed from the neck down. 2) temporarily unable to move or think clearly paralysed with: I… …   English dictionary

  • paralysed — BrE paralyzed AmE adjective 1 unable to move part or all of your body or feel things in it: The accident left him permanently paralysed. 2 unable to think clearly or deal with a situation: paralysed in the face of danger …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • paralysed —    very drunk    And immobile:     Dead drunk, paralysed, spifflicated. (Chandler, 1953) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • paralysed — pærÉ™laɪzd adj. immovable, palsied, cannot be moved (due to nerve or brain damage, etc.) par·a·lyse || pærÉ™laɪz v. cause palsy, make immovable, cause paralysis (also paralyze) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • paralysed — [ˈpærəˌlaɪzd] adj 1) unable to move your body or part of it because of an injury or illness 2) temporarily unable to move or think clearly 3) completely unable to operate normally …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • paralysed — adj paralytic, paraplegic, quadriplegic, crippled, lame, disabled, incapacitated, immobilized, numb ≠ able bodied …   Useful english dictionary

  • Paralysed (disambiguation) — Paralysed may refer to: *the state of paralysis, the complete loss of muscle function for one or more muscle groups * Paralysed , a song by Elvis Presley * Paralysed, a song by Gang of Four from their 1981 album Solid Gold * Paralysed , a song by …   Wikipedia

  • Paralysed Age — are a darkwave band from Northern Germany who were founded in 1991.The music of Paralysed Age clearly has influences from the post punk and new wave era. Marked by this style, influenced by a lot of other genres like folk and synthpop, Paralysed… …   Wikipedia

  • paralyse — [[t]pæ̱rəlaɪz[/t]] paralyses, paralysing, paralysed (in AM, use paralyze) 1) VERB If someone is paralysed by an accident or an illness, they have no feeling in their body, or in part of their body, and are unable to move. [be V ed] Her married… …   English dictionary

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