two-pot screamer

n
Australian
a person more than usually unable to cope with the effects of strong drink. A term of disapproval used by hearty males in particular.
► 'Hi! My husband's pissed again - he's al-ways been a two-pot screamer.' (The Wonderful World of Barry McKen-zie, Barry Humphries and Nicholas Gar-land, cartoon strip in Private Eye magazine, 1968)

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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