drink (oneself) silly

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drink (oneself) silly

To drink alcohol in large quantities. Of course you don't remember last night at the bar—you drank yourself silly!
See also: drink, silly

ˌdrink, ˌlaugh, ˌshout, etc. yourself ˈsilly

(informal) drink, laugh, shout, etc. so much that you cannot behave in a sensible way: Everyone was too busy laughing themselves silly to notice her quietly leave the room.
See also: silly
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We've had to change the venue because, last year, two of our number drank themselves silly, broke things and behaved so disgustingly they got thrown out.
The children ate and drank themselves silly, while I chilled out with cocktails, exercised (as the gym instructor was quite hot
Cocktails epitomise the glamorous Jazz Age when the rich and famous drank themselves silly at decadent parties.
I always knew the British drank themselves silly on champagne.
But I never realised the Uruguayans drank themselves silly on whisky," he said.
The crickets sang merrily in the compound, the frogs drank themselves silly on the muddy water floating above the marshy land.