falling down drunk

falling-down drunk

Severely intoxicated from alcohol, to the point of being unable to stand upright. On his 21st birthday, Jeff's friends took him to every bar in town until he was falling-down drunk.
See also: drunk

falling down drunk

see under drunk as a lord.
See also: down, drunk, fall
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"What I'm talking about isn't falling down drunk, fighting, blacking out, reaching for a drink on waking every morning.
But you won't be falling down drunk, no matter what companions say.
Nor will you be falling down drunk, no matter what close companions says.
Fair enough, he has to take clients out, but that doesn't mean he has to get smashed and falling down drunk. And it's not very professional that he's taking clients out and drinking so much he's being sick.
Everyone thinks I'm Rachel, falling down drunk, but I'm really not."
Gloria's a mess, falling down drunk and suffering from memory lapses -- and thousands of innocent Koreans are paying the price.
His latest offence was at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital in Llantrisant where he was taken after "falling down drunk" in the street.
But it does seem to be the case for a few that it's not a good night until they're falling down drunk or fighting and ending up in A&E.
According to the BBC, the word appeared for the first time ever back in 2002, when a man snapped a picture of facial injuries he had suffered after falling down drunk and posted them to an Australian forum.
At .08 BAC, the average person likely isn't falling down drunk, but he or she probably has slightly impaired vision, hearing, and reaction time, among other things.
Some UN representatives have been "falling down drunk," another diplomat said.
A WOMAN has appeared in court after falling down drunk in Huddersfield Bus Station.
Other whiz-bang solutions to Britain's spiralling drink problem include 'booze busses' where paramedics patrol the streets to provide on the spot help to those who have cracked open their heads falling down drunk and more police in hospital A&E departments to stop the inebriated killing each other.
I pretended I didn't mind the fact she was always falling down drunk or nodding off in public because she was such a pretty mess.