howling drunk

howling (drunk)

mod. alcohol intoxicated; loudly drunk. Willy got howling drunk and ran in the streets with his coat off.
See also: drunk, howling
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It was also no doubt good for my own health that the need to convey the Fleet Street legend back to his Tweedo Paradiso forced me to revise my original plan of getting howling drunk and then wandering aimlessly around the centre of the Toon for several hours until I sobered up.
Sioned continues with her transformation into the devil child as she invites Lois to Penrhewl and gets her howling drunk.
Unfortunately, Nine did not forget about it and a few months later he called to tell me that he had tracked down four of the other boyfriends, all of whom lived within a hundred miles, and they were amenable to some sort of minor event, from sheer stupid male curiosity, so I made an effort and tracked down three of the old boyfriends myself, so that left three to find--the hockey player, the mustache guy, and the guy she went out with for about ten hours total over the course of four howling drunk days in Texas.
Over the years I have enjoyed some modest success as a public speaker, carefully confining myself to occasions when the audience was likely to be sympathetic, on the basis of shared experience, and so howling drunk that they would laugh at anything at all.