shot in the neck

shot in the neck

obsolete slang Drunk. The man staggered through town, clearly shot in the neck. He's been shot in the neck for days after being laid off.
See also: neck, shot

shot in the neck

1. n. a drink of straight whiskey. Willy took a little shot in the neck before heading out into the cold.
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. What’s wrong with Harry is that he’s shot in the neck every day by supper.
See also: neck, shot
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The protesters turned violent after one of them, a man, was shot in the neck in what police argued was self-defence.
Summary: A man was shot in the neck by his cousin Wednesday in the Baalbek neighborhood of Sharawneh, the National News Agency reported.
Sophi, a three-year-old black and white cat, was shot in the neck after owner Kerry Tyson let it out.
Summary: A 16-year-old girl who was shot in the neck at a takeaway restaurant in east London has died.
A TEENAGE girl was fighting for her life last night after being shot in the neck at a chicken takeaway store.
Schoolboy Stephen Palin, 16, was shot in the neck with an air rifle in an attack in Llandudno last May.
STOP-AND-SEARCH tactics have been unveiled by police after a Liverpool doorman was shot in the neck by a hooded gunman.
I was talking to another hunter recently and he said his last three deer were shot in the neck and dropped immediately.
Mr Grewcock said: "Nobody seems to have seen it happen but when I got it out you could see that it had been shot in the neck.
Narrator A: The next day, Holmes will be shot in the neck while fighting near Dunker Church.
The officer, a veteran of 18 years of law enforcement, came around the van and saw the sergeant had been shot in the neck above his protective vest.
Mr Kincaid told how he was shot in the neck by German soldiers at the time when his unit was defending British troops during the evacuation of Dunkirk, when he was aged 21.
One was shot in the neck, the other in the leg, across the square from the England team hotel.
The athlete holds the shot in the neck and puts it into the ground, working on release mechanics.
Summary: Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a teenager was shot in the neck at a takeaway restaurant.