(oneself) silly

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(oneself) silly

To a state of giddiness or incoherence. Often used with the verbs "laugh" and "drink." That movie was hilarious! We laughed ourselves silly from beginning to end! A: "Ugh, I feel so horrible this morning." B: "Tough cookies. If you're going to drink yourself silly like that, then this is the price you're going to pay."
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— yourself silly

be unable to act rationally because of doing something to excess.
1998 Time Out N.Y. Drink yourself silly at the long bar or chow down at the large tables in the back.
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Christmasis the one time of the year when we can fully justify indulging ourselves silly, so why not go all out, and treat yourself to a brand new Apple accessory in the New Year sales.
This Christmas, while the rest of us were stuffing ourselves silly and enjoying time with family, 298 people remained without the one thing they desperately wanted and needed - a new heart.
After eating and drinking ourselves silly it was time to take a memorable boat ride down the peninsula and to Cornel's home, where we find out just how passionate this man is about caviar and indeed, sturgeon.
We could be out on our backsides before Santa's down the lum this year, so there were be plenty of time to stick our game in the Iron Maiden and torture ourselves silly about missing out on another big party.
Later on, when Amy was caught up in chatting, her uncle, still on the phone, piped up, "I think you put me in your pocket," and we all laughed ourselves silly before saying goodbye.
We laughed ourselves silly with the Peter Pan Pirates (The Very Handsome Lost Boys
Our rep even told us which were the best days to scare ourselves silly by heading down to the runway edge to see the planes swoop just a few yards above our heads to touch down.
Our rep even told us which were the best days to scare ourselves silly by heading down to the Skiathos Hotel bedroom runway edge to see the planes swoop just a few yards above our heads to touch down.
Curious to know about his own plans, I ask Vergel what he wants to do for the rest of his life, and he says, "Laugh ourselves silly to the end-you and me.
We then ate ourselves silly enjoying lovely breakfasts that Sue was so good at
It's not as if we Welsh need any lessons from the Scots on how to drink ourselves silly.
AS most of us prepare to stuff ourselves silly over Christmas spare a thought for schoolgirl Erin Herbert.
Calling the movie a "dramatisation of history," Moscovitz said: A lot of exciting things happened in 2004, but mostly we just worked a lot and stressed out about things; the version in the trailer seems a lot more exciting, so I'm just going to choose to remember that we drank ourselves silly and had a lot of sex with coeds.
This is nowhere more true than in bioethics, which is all about posing overwhelming questions and trying to imagine the particular scenarios that might play out, sometimes scaring ourselves silly or breaking our hearts over the result.
Afterward we went to a drive-in for snacks and laughed ourselves silly.