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brain-burned

Displaying the adverse effects of drug use, especially cognitive impairment. He started doing drugs as a teenager and is totally brain-burned now.

brain-fried

Displaying the adverse effects of drug use, especially cognitive impairment. He started doing drugs as a teenager and is totally brain-fried now.

fried to the gills

old-fashioned slang Extremely drunk. Whenever she goes for a night out with her friends, she always comes back fried to the gills. Good luck explaining that to him. You can't talk a lick of sense to Barry when he's fried to the gills like that.
See also: fried, gill, to

fried to the hat

old-fashioned slang Extremely drunk. Whenever she goes for a night out with her friends, she always comes back fried to the hat. Good luck explaining that to him. You can't talk a lick of sense to Barry when he's fried to the hat like that.
See also: fried, hat, to

fried to the tonsils

old-fashioned slang Extremely drunk. Whenever she goes for a night out with her friends, she always comes back fried to the tonsils. Good luck explaining that to him. You can't talk a lick of sense to Barry when he's fried to the tonsils like that.
See also: fried, to, tonsil

fry the fat out of

To get money out of someone through violence and/or extortion. If you don't pay up, I'll have my men fry the fat out of you, don't you worry. It's time to fry the fat out of you, Stan, because I always get my money, one way or another.
See also: fat, fry, of, out

fry up

To use direct heat to cook some food, often in fat or oil. A noun or pronoun can be used between "fry" and "up." Oh, I'm just frying up some bacon for breakfast.
See also: fry, up

Kentucky fried

1. slang Sunburned. In all uses, the term is hyphenated if used before a noun. Primarily heard in US. He fell asleep on the beach without putting on any sunblock and got Kentucky fried to a crisp! Please wear your sun hat. I don't want you to get a Kentucky-fried scalp.
2. slang Electrocuted. Primarily heard in US. Don't go messing with that electrical wiring yourself, or you'll end up getting Kentucky fried! I went out to the generator to see why the power cut out, and I discovered a Kentucky-fried raccoon that must've been chewing on the cables.
3. dated slang Drunk. Primarily heard in US. We were all thoroughly Kentucky fried by the end of the day.
See also: fried

perma-fried

Permanently experiencing the effects of or suffering permanent psychological damage as a result of prolonged or intense use of psychoactive drugs. Sometimes written as one word. Someone spiked David's drink with nearly 20 doses' worth of acid, and the poor guy has been perma-fried ever since. I just don't think you can get permafried from smoking weed. You might turn into a loser if you smoke it all the time, but you're not going to screw up your brain or anything.

southern-fried

1. Coated in flour and breadcrumbs, then shallow fried in oil or grease. They served southern-fried catfish with corn on the cob, mashed potatoes, and green beans. There was nothing quite like the southern-fried chicken my grandma used to make when we were kids.
2. Having the traits or characteristics indicative of or pertaining to the Southern United States. I was just a long-legged, southern-fried boy when I joined the military, but eight years of service helped me grow into a man. These folks know what it means to show real southern-fried hospitality.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

fry something up

to cook something by frying. Let's fry some chicken up for dinner. We fried up some chicken.
See also: fry, up
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

fry up

v.
To prepare or make something by frying: I'll fry up some pancakes for breakfast. They fried some bacon up for the sandwiches.
See also: fry, up
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

brain-burned

and brain-fried
mod. brain-damaged from drugs. (see also burnout.) Man, you’re gonna get brain-burned from this stuff. When he finally got totally brain-fried, he asked for help.

brain-fried

verb

fried

1. mod. alcohol or drug intoxicated. (see also brain-burned, crisp, southern-fried.) How the hell did you get so fried?
2. mod. sunburned. Man, is that babe fried!

Kentucky fried

mod. alcohol intoxicated. (An elaboration of fried. Based on the trade name Kentucky Fried Chicken, now known as KFC.) Man, is that guy really Kentucky fried!
See also: fried

perma-fried

mod. very drunk or drug intoxicated; very fried. She got herself perma-fried and couldn’t drive home.

southern-fried

mod. alcohol intoxicated. (An elaboration of fried, referring to fried chicken.) When Bob came home southern-fried, his wife nearly killed him.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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