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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

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


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