stone cold sober

stone (cold) sober

mod. absolutely sober. I am stone cold sober, or I will be by morning anyway.
See also: cold, sober, stone
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He was stone cold sober that night, having been at work," Mr Caulfield said.
We can only hope that Paloma wasn't Stone Cold Sober when she decided to put it on.
By the time your two hours of 'date night' are up, all you've done is talk about the baby, failed to conjure up a mood that anyone could describe as romantic, are stone cold sober and, courtesy of the fact that you've been up for six hours the night before, have worked very hard not to fall asleep in your soup.
We hadn't even had a big night on the bevvy, we were both stone cold sober so it wasn't some sort of mad dream or the drink playing tricks.
Opening night features a live music performance by Reckless in Vegas, three short films, and a unique symposium entitled Chasing the Muse - Stone Cold Sober, moderated by Jan Wahl.
30pm and I've a horror flashback of taking the mic off the band setting up at 8pm and murdering Sweet Child O' Mine accapella to a bemused work party of 60 who had just arrived stone cold sober.
BraKe, the road safety charity, is calling on drivers to commit to staying stone cold sober if driving home from Christmas festivities.
Mr Austin insisted: "My stone cold sober assessment of you is that you are one of the most stupid and unpleasant MPs I've met.
Hugely theatrical, this born entertainer's a dab hand at soaring retro-referencing soul and sassy pop - from the brass-blasted stomp of Stone Cold Sober to the beguiling, panoramic sweep of her biggest chart hit to date, the mega-selling New York.
From the brass-blasted stomp of Stone Cold Sober, to the beguiling sweep of her biggest chart hit New York, the record went on to sell more than half a million copies, earning Faith a nomination for Best British Female at the Brit Awards and the honour of closing the 2011 ceremony singing with Cee-Lo Green.
A study by University of Illinois psychologists has found that men who enjoy a relaxing drink are actually better at solving brain teasers than those who are stone cold sober.
She told the newspaper: "I have never, never, never in my life gone into the BBC other than being stone cold sober.
They were coming home at night stone cold sober, your man was out of his head, drunk, on the wrong side of the road, he hit them and killed them all.
Things got a bit more sedate as Norman Jewison honored Jason Reitman for directing "Up in the Air," and lovely Michelle Pfeiffer seemed stone cold sober as she handed Jeff Bridges the "Desert Palm Achievement Award, Actor.
If he had been a policeman, stone cold sober and with a great deal of experience and skill, he could have driven at speeds nearing 100mph in a built-up area and killed a teenage girl and been home for Christmas.