off (one's) face

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off (one's) face

Very intoxicated from drugs or alcohol. You were really off your face last night! How do you feel this morning? A: "Do you remember anything you said to me at the party?" "B: "Not at all—I was off my face that night."
See also: face, off

off your face

very drunk or under the influence of illegal drugs. informal
1998 Times Magazine I've been accused of being off my face many times but you just go, by osmosis, with the people that you're with.
See also: face, off
References in classic literature ?
No, said Peleg, and he hasn't been baptized right either, or it would have washed some of that devil's blue off his face.
And the Swineherd went behind a tree, washed the black and brown off his face, threw away his old clothes, and then stepped forward in his splendid dress, looking so beautiful that the Princess was obliged to courtesy.
He pulled the handkerchief off his face, got up from the sofa on which he was lying, and went into the dining-room.
Your fine cords would soon get a bit rubbed," said an infantryman, wiping the mud off his face with his sleeve.
With wide-open mouth he was breathing the towel-driven air furnished by two of the seconds, while listening to the counsel of still another second who talked with low voice in his ear and at the same time sponged off his face, shoulders, and chest.
Had gloom but rested, no matter how lightly, on his brow, or had his bovine countenance grown long and serious and less like the moon, or had he removed that smile but once from off his face, I am sure I could have forgiven him for existing.
Imaginative, inventive, and dynamic, On Shaving Off His Face is meaty poetry, a substantial work.
The five-month-old tot screamed in pain and flailed about as his distraught dad Biggy and mum Kerrie King tried to get the burning butt off his face.
He is desperate to clear the fuzz off his face because he is very uncomfortable with it.
Truyols was thrilled with his souvenir but the smile was later wiped off his face when Atletico axed him for this act of betrayal.
However, we reckon Madge could wipe that smirk off his face in less than four minutes.
Well, I have a rolling bet with a bloke at work, and oh to wipe the smirk off his face.
The man ultimately responsible for an election scandal should have the smile wiped off his face, a council meeting has heard.
95) receives Lee White's large-sized, colorful effects as it tells of a father who sneezes so hard he blows his nose off his face.