half up the pole

half up the pole

slang Drunk, mildly drunk, or nearly drunk. Sorry I didn't call you last night—I had some wine, got half up the pole, and fell asleep.
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half up the pole

mod. alcohol intoxicated; tipsy. She drank till she was half up the pole.
See also: half, pole, up
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