half in the bag

half in the bag

slang Drunk, mildly drunk, or nearly drunk. Sorry I didn't call you last night—I had some wine, got half in the bag, and fell asleep.
See also: bag, half

half in the bag

intoxicated. Jerry was half in the bag when we found him. They were all half in the bag by midnight.
See also: bag, half

half in the bag

mod. alcohol intoxicated. Jerry was half in the bag when we found him.
See also: bag, half