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!
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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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And despite the fact Peter continues to drink himself silly, Leanne falls for the boozy bookie's charms.
Despite Peter continuing to drink himself silly, Leanne falls for his charms.
But he says Gascoigne could drink himself silly until the Championship kick- off and STILL not be good enough to cut it with the cream of the continent.