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screeching drunk

slang Extremely drunk. Our son came back to the house with two of his friends, and they were all obviously screeching drunk, making a huge ruckus downstairs before finally settling down for the night. I had told myself I wouldn't get screeching drunk on my birthday, but people kept buying me drinks all night.
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screeching (drunk)

Sl. intoxicated; very drunk. How can anybody be so screeching drunk on four beers? She's not just drunk; she's screeching.
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screeching (drunk)

mod. alcohol intoxicated; very drunk. How can anybody be so screeching drunk on four beers?
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Kitty," said Polly Parrot in her screechy voice, "why do you have four ribbons tied to your tail?
Le Tigre shines on this one -- screechy, crass vocals infused with an old-school funk tempo.
I can hear that screechy voice of hers giving me hell--but she took care of me.
Bias" nicks a few nerves but at the screechy level of 'The McLaughlin Group.
Sure they amplified conversation, but they also amplified compressed air blasts, screechy women's voices in restaurants and the noise of silverware clattering.
At the Livery Stable, a screechy recruiter from the Union Copper Mine lures miners with promises of good wages and hot meals.
The fans booed lustily throughout a screechy monotone, and practically drowned out the young woman reading the script.
Combined with the screechy sound of the shredding, the projected images give the moment totemic status as a symbol for Mexico's disintegration.
There's an eerie, whining, screechy tone to this play, which may be artless but is not without passion.
Of the two, you are often rooting for Yogi, while Jaya comes across as screechy when turning confrontational.
Mrs' Meers runs a white slavery ring, kidnapping orphaned young ladies and selling them to the Far East where clearly they have a penchant for flappers with screechy voices.
As for Ina, she's a returning talent, so we'd like to encourage her-but her screechy, eye-popping performance here can't be countenanced-so, we must again go on better luck (and artistic judgment) next time mode.
A budding Chinese Sherlock Holmes meets his dumbass Watson in Bangkok and solves a locked-room murder in singer-actor-director Chen Sicheng's "Detective Chinatown," a carefully constructed mystery that blends screechy comedy and crazed action in high-spirited but somewhat ungainly fashion.
As I watched them troop in I knew we were facing four weeks of screechy, sub-Mean Girls acrimony.
I will remind him (in an unattractive, slightly screechy voice) of the time he asked what the spinning noise was and I had to explain it was the W-A-S-H-I-N-G machine.