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under the weather

1. Mildly ill. Yeah, I was under the weather last week, but I'm feeling much better now.
2. Drunk. Do you remember last night at the bar at all? You were really under the weather!
3. Suffering from a hangover. We were out celebrating Valerie's birthday last night—that's why we're all under the weather today.
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under the weather

 
1. ill. I feel sort of under the weather today. Whatever I ate for lunch is making me feel a bit under the weather.
2. intoxicated. Daddy's had a few beers and is under the weather again. Wally's just a tad under the weather.
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under the weather

Ailing, ill; also, suffering from a hangover. For example, She said she was under the weather and couldn't make it to the meeting. This expression presumably alludes to the influence of the weather on one's health. [Early 1800s] The same term is sometimes used as a euphemism for being drunk, as in After four drinks, Ellen was a bit under the weather.
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under the weather

COMMON If you are under the weather, you are feeling ill. I'd been feeling a bit under the weather for a couple of weeks. She was suffering from stress and generally under the weather.
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under the weather

1 slightly unwell. 2 in low spirits. informal
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under the ˈweather

(informal) slightly ill, sick or depressed; not as well/cheerful as usual: She was off work for two weeks and she still seems a bit under the weather.
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under the weather

1. mod. ill. Whatever I ate for lunch is making me feel a bit under the weather.
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. Willy’s just a tad under the weather.
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under the weather

1. Somewhat indisposed; slightly ill.
2. Slang
a. Intoxicated; drunk.
b. Suffering from a hangover.
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This comes after years of telling us to go to the chemist if we have a cold, flu, or feel under the weather, thus leaving surgeries free for the people who need them.
Kevin McMullan, senior manager of health insurance at Saga, said: "The last thing people want to do when they feel under the weather is battle to see their GP.
However Kieran Hughes didn't feel under the weather as he struck a hat-trick for Merebrook in the Tony Smith Cup while Carl Boyd hit two and Jim O'Toole one as Merebrook triumphed 6-1 against FC Ridger.
Poorly prepared WORKERS are doing their bosses no favours by struggling into work when they feel under the weather.
Acupuncturist Lisa Sherman said: "You don't have to feel under the weather.
However, it's no wonder you are feeling deflated having built yourself up for a steamy weekend only to feel under the weather.
If they feel under the weather, they have got a counsellor or psychiatrist on call.
COLD sufferers are turning to retail therapy in a bid to beat the sniffles Two new reports have shown that we try and spend our way back to good health whenever we feel under the weather.
The gambler was on his way to the racetrack with huge wads of notes stuffed into his pocket when he started to feel under the weather.