be tired and emotional

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be tired and emotional

To be drunk. (A semi-polite or humorous euphemism.) Primarily heard in UK. I might be mistaken, but did it seem to you like Sean's father was a bit tired and emotional at the picnic? You must excuse me, I'm a bit tired and emotional just now. I think I'd best be going home to bed.
See also: and, emotional, tired

be tired and emotional

  (British & Australian humorous)
to be drunk Professor Davis looked a bit tired and emotional, to say the least.
See also: and, emotional, tired