pissed as a newt

pissed as a newt

BRITISH, INFORMAL, VERY RUDE
If someone is as pissed as a newt, they are very drunk. She swore never to drink again. Hah! Pissed as a newt the first night she came back. Note: Other nouns such as fart or parrot are sometimes used instead of newt. The last time I saw him, in Glasgow, he was as pissed as a parrot.
See also: newt, pissed
vulgar slang

pissed as a newt (or fart)

very drunk.
See also: newt, pissed

(as) pissed as a ˈnewt

(British English, taboo, slang) very drunk OPPOSITE: (as) sober as a judge
See also: newt, pissed