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1. Literally, sailing on the sea in a boat or ship. A: "Is your mother at sea yet?" B: "Yes, her cruise lasts several weeks."
2. Puzzled, perplexed, or completely confused (about a subject or some task at hand). I tried to do well in this class, but I've been at sea since we started.
See also: sea
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n. cocaine. (Drugs. A spelling-out of C.) I never used sea before. I hear there’s nothing like it.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
- a sea change
- admiral of the narrow seas
- all at sea
- all, completely, etc. at sea
- at sea
- at sea about (something)
- at sea level
- at sea, to be/all
- be at sea
- between a rock and a hard place
- between the devil and the deep blue sea
- caught between the devil and the deep blue sea
- devil and deep blue sea
- follow the sea
- from sea to shining sea
- get (one's) sea legs
- go to sea
- half seas over
- he that would go to sea for pleasure would go to hell for a pastime
- He that would go to sea for pleasure, would go to hell for a pastime
- high seas
- not the only fish in the sea
- on the high seas
- one's sea legs
- put (out) to sea
- put out
- sea change
- sea change, a
- sea dog
- sea legs
- sea legs, to get one's
- son of a sea biscuit
- there are other (good) fish in the sea
- there are plenty more fish in the sea
- there are plenty of (other) fish in the sea
- There are plenty of fish in the sea
- there are plenty/lots more fish in the sea
- worse things happen at sea