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stale drunk

A person who has maintained a drunken state for a prolonged period of time, especially overnight. The early-morning breakfast diner mostly attracts construction workers and stale drunks who haven't gone to bed yet.
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stale drunk

n. a long-standing and frequently renewed drunken state. Are you on a stale drunk again, or is this the same one?
See also: drunk
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It has its own duct system drawing the stale indoor air usually from bathrooms and the kitchen.
After the agents showed Vickers one of the stale checks for about $700, she offered to write a check to settle the matter.
He added: "I have known about Stale for a few years and then he went to FC Cologne.
Adil Ali Al Deek, Chief of the Environmental and Health Department at RAK Municipality said the inspectors found that two of the shops were selling stale meat.
While I do agree with Sister Elizabeth Johnson ("Honor your Father and Mother," January) that "God is always ahead of us, always surprising," I find it unfortunate that she would use the term stale to describe images developed by those who have attempted to describe our living God in the past.
Identity crisis!; 50 redesigns that transformed stale identities into successful brands.
Maybe you rediscovered it after it went "stale"--too late for a bank to honor it, you thought.
Sometimes, as when life feels stale, predictable, lacking romance, you just have to go.
If the leap over the pond leaves you feeling slightly stale and ashamed of your disheveled airplane hair, stop by the new Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse at London's Heathrow Airport.
Most problematic are the stale flavor associated with aging and the skunky flavor that occurs when beer is exposed to light.
In a faraway land and a time when the people's faith is running cold, a widow begs stale bread in return for offering her participation in the Mass for the royal wedding of the king and queen.
A standout is Michelle West's "The Rose Garden," yet another take on "Beauty and the Beast," that shows that in the hands of an imaginative writer, some stories can be recycled without becoming stale. Recommended for older teens who enjoy short fantasy fiction; this anthology could also be a useful title in schools where fairy tales are studied as part of a creative writing or literature unit.
Census Bureau, the entire stale was the taxpayer's normal work area in applying Rev.
For nearly three in four motorists admit their vehicle pongs, with fish, vomit and stale milk the worst smells.
While most people hanker after the fresh 'new car smell', the reality is that the vast majority of the 27 million cars on the road are more likely to reek of fish, vomit and stale milk - made even worse with the hot weather 'enhancing' any decomposing food lurking under the driver's seat.