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Drunk. Do you remember last night at the bar at all? You were really corkscrewed.
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corkscrewed up

Drunk. Do you remember last night at the bar at all? You were really corkscrewed up.
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corkscrewed (up)

mod. courageous because of alcohol; with one’s courage screwed by alcohol. After getting himself corkscrewed up, he went into the boss’s office for a word.
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See also: corkscrew
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