carrying a heavy load

carrying a (heavy) load

slang Drunk. Do you remember last night at the bar at all? You were really carrying a heavy load!
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carrying a (heavy) load

mod. alcohol intoxicated. Marty is carrying a heavy load.
See also: carry, heavy, load
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