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pie-eyed

1. Staring in awe, disbelief, or amazement with one's eyes wide open. We sat pie-eyed on the curb watching our home burn to the ground. Everyone was pie-eyed as the celebrity strolled into our store.
2. slang Extremely drunk, especially to such a degree as to have lost control of one's faculties. He just sat at the bar for the whole night getting pie-eyed. Working in a 24-hour fast food restaurant in the middle of the city, you get pretty used to pie-eyed idiots coming in at all hours of the evening looking for junk food.

pie-eyed

1. mod. wide-eyed with amazement. He didn’t cry out. He just stood there pie-eyed.
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. We’ve got a pie-eyed bus driver. I want to get off!
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Propped up on either side by fellow Pogues Jem Finder and Spider Stacey, Shane looked every inch the pie-eyed poet laureate of myth, a man whose Herculean levels of drinking had defied medical science and led to many a wild night spent, not only on the tiles, but hanging precariously from the guttering.
He somehow managed to blag hottie actress Billie Piper during her pie-eyed Piper days and has also somehow managed to convince TV bigwigs he's the cutting edge of live telly despite a face only a balaclava could love.
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Then one day an American of military bearing named Joe McGill came into the Ye Hole, and it turned out that he had once been Remayne's rival in love, and the whole truth came out and McGill kept saying "No hard feeling though, bud," and actually got Remayne pie-eyed.
Yet despite being custard based, the drink is guaranteed to get you pie-eyed.
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MOTORISTS and pedestrians may be pie-eyed in Denby Dale over the next few weeks.
They finally snapped and cast out the pie-eyed priest after pleas to bishops to get rid of him fell on deaf ears.
We've all heard tales of how some child's pony wandered into an orchard and got pie-eyed on windfalls, comically knotting its tiny legs as it stumbled from fermented apple to fermented apple (not so different from journalists, then), but would racehorses be affected in the same way?
I later told my wife and we had a bit of a giggle about him being that pie-eyed.
I would suggest most of them are so pie-eyed they would not even notice.