falling-down drunk

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falling-down drunk

Severely intoxicated from alcohol, to the point of being unable to stand upright. On his 21st birthday, Jeff's friends took him to every bar in town until he was falling-down drunk.
See also: drunk

falling-down drunk

1. mod. alcohol intoxicated; very drunk. Poor Fred is falling-down drunk and has no way to get home.
2. n. a drunken person who falls down. One more falling-down drunk in this neighborhood will not be anything new.
See also: drunk
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Quote: "I haven't created any controversy, I don't sleep around, I don't go and fall down drunk.
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In the film, he showed young men swigging bottles of red wine until they fall down drunk.
Mr Powell's devastated son John said: 'Never at any point did I see my father fall down drunk and there is no way he would have been dangerous at the train station.
Fall down drunk and spend a year at Betty Ford, and you will be embraced upon your return.
I'd eat in expensive restaurants, drink (albeit in moderation) at exclusive bars and if I wanted to fall down drunk one night I'd make sure I did it away from the prying eyes of the public or from any video camera wielding mates.
As the song says: "Give mea little drink from your loving cup, just one drink and I'll fall down drunk.