one too many


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one too many

An alcoholic drink that pushes one into drunkenness. (Does not always refer literally to a single drink, but to the point at which one becomes overly intoxicated.) I think you've had one too many, Steve—you'd better let me drive you home. Whoa, that last pint was one too many—I'm feeling pretty woozy.
See also: many, one

one too many

Euph. one drink of liquor too many, implying drunkenness. I think I've had one too many. It's time to stop drinking. Don't drive if you've had one too many.
See also: many, one

one too many

n. one drink of liquor too many, implying drunkenness. I think I’ve had one too many. It’s time to stop drinking.
See also: many, one