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stewed, screwed, and tattooed

vulgar slang Of navy sailors on shore leave, having gotten drunk ("stewed"), had sexual intercourse with someone ("screwed"), and received a tattoo to commemorate the experience. My old navy buddies always joked that the only thing we wanted to do when we got to shore was get stewed, screwed, and tattooed.
See also: and, tattoo

stewed

slang Drunk. I'm past the point in my life where I want to spend every weekend at a bar getting stewed. Everyone was too stewed to drive home, so they all just slept over.

stewed up

1. slang Incensed; irate. It's really not worth getting stewed up about it—just let it go and move on with your life. I could tell the boss was pretty stewed up over the news.
2. slang Drunk. I'm past the point in my life where I want to spend every weekend at a bar getting stewed up. Everyone was too stewed up to drive home, so they all just slept over.
See also: stewed, up

stewed to the ears

old-fashioned slang Extremely drunk. Whenever she goes for a night out with her friends, she always comes back stewed to the ears. Good luck explaining that to him. You can't talk a lick of sense to Barry when he's stewed to the ears like that.
See also: ear, stewed

stewed to the gills

old-fashioned slang Extremely drunk. Whenever she goes for a night out with her friends, she always comes back stewed to the gills. Good luck explaining that to him. You can't talk a lick of sense to Barry when he's stewed to the gills like that.
See also: gill, stewed

half-stewed

mod. tipsy; alcohol intoxicated. Poor Fred was half-stewed and still had to give a speech.

stewed to the gills

and stewed to the ears
mod. alcohol intoxicated. When I get stewed to the gills, I usually fall asleep, right then and there. Here’s old Charlie—stewed to the ears, as always.
See also: gill, stewed

stewed to the ears

verb
See also: ear, stewed

stewed (up)

and stew
mod. alcohol intoxicated. (see also stew (sense 1).) The kid was stewed up and scared to death of what his parents were going to do to him.
See also: stewed, up

stewed

verb

stewed to the gills

Extremely drunk. The noun gills here has nothing to do with the breathing organs of fish, but rather was slang for a stand-up collar. Consequently to the gills came to mean “up to one’s neck” or “completely,” and in the early 1900s stewed, for soaked in liquor, was added.
See also: gill, stewed
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This is our brand of "stewed tomatoes" and can be made in less than five minutes.
When asked by the "be monitor" organization what types of stewed foods respondents eat most frequently, the top three, with almost equal votes, were sukiyaki, with 459 votes; yosenabe (seafood), with 457 and yudofu (boiled tofu), with 445.
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If you don't like spicy food, one chapter highlights mild sauces and stews, including Ye'Ater Kik Alicha (Split Peas in a Mild Sauce) and Ye'atakilt Alicha (Stewed Cabbage, Potatoes and Carrots in a Mild Sauce).
Prime cuts stewed to melting tenderness reheat even better the next day.
Prime cuts stewed to melting tenderness re-heat even better the next day.
With the excuse of eating for two, I went for the Chef's Plate which was packed with tofu cake (burger), millet, seaweed, sauerkraut, stewed vegetables, lentils, and a creative salad of lettuce, beets, cucumber, mushroom, nuts, olives, and wedges of lemon and orange.