(oneself) silly

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(oneself) silly

To a state of giddiness or incoherence. Often used with the verbs "laugh" and "drink." That movie was hilarious! We laughed ourselves silly from beginning to end! A: "Ugh, I feel so horrible this morning." B: "Tough cookies. If you're going to drink yourself silly like that, then this is the price you're going to pay."
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— yourself silly

be unable to act rationally because of doing something to excess.
1998 Time Out N.Y. Drink yourself silly at the long bar or chow down at the large tables in the back.
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She was also given more chances than we could count to giggle herself silly at the non-stop stream of widely-pitched jokes, set-pieces and musical numbers as the gang's Neverland adventures continued, including encounters with Big Chief Tiger Billy, played smashingly by last year's Dandini, Wayne Smith, and Michael Potts' Lost Idiot.
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Teens think their parents try to spoil their fun, but you must tell her you love her and you don't want her drinking herself silly each weekend.
Then she ransacked every feed bag in sight, stuffed herself silly and carried each empty bag into the pen to help finish off her nest.
YOUNG Alex Griffiths didn't need to scare herself silly with Roald Dahl's bedtime stories about hungry crocodiles and big friendly giants.
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But I believe the real reason is that when she was a little girl she went strawberry picking with her sisters and gorged herself silly - it took her 20 years before she could face a strawberry again.
BIG Brother star Alison Hammond is planning to stuff herself silly this Christmas -before she embarks on a punishing diet and fitness regime for charity.
She got upset in the stalls and knocked herself silly.
My friend from London who was with me laughed herself silly.