half-canned

half-canned

mod. alcohol intoxicated; tipsy. He’s half-canned and will be no help at all.
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The half-canned Croat got his wish though as Jozo did the business before heading for a night off with the squad.
First thing they do is get a lock-in and before you know it people are stoating around the bar half-canned at 5am, breaking the law by smoking inside and serving up rolls and square sausage.
Privately, half-canned, late at night, senior SNP figures will admit they would love to ditch independence as a policy.