stone blind

stone-blind

1. Completely blind. Sometimes left unhyphenated. I was born stone-blind, so I've never felt like I was missing my sight, as I never had to begin with. The experimental drug rendered the poor man stone blind.
2. slang Very drunk. Sometimes left unhyphenated. We spent the night getting stone blind on cheap vodka. Tom was stone-blind drunk by the time I found him at the bar.

stone blind

mod. heavily alcohol intoxicated. Jerry drank the sauce till he was stone blind.
See also: blind, stone
References in classic literature ?
'Yet, father, if I had been stone blind; if I had groped my way by my sense of touch, and had been free, while I knew the shapes and surfaces of things, to exercise my fancy somewhat, in regard to them; I should have been a million times wiser, happier, more loving, more contented, more innocent and human in all good respects, than I am with the eyes I have.
To see people read, and to see people write, and to see the postmen deliver letters, and not to have the least idea of all that language--to be, to every scrap of it, stone blind and dumb!
"Last summer, down on Red river, I got a gal traded off on me, with a likely lookin' child enough, and his eyes looked as bright as yourn; but, come to look, I found him stone blind. Fact--he was stone blind.
That 'personal drama' is the vehicle which Puccini chose to convey to us a perspective a thousand times higher, of the march of ethical principles, to which the present culture is stone blind.
'For George lost both his legs; and Bill's stone blind; 'Poor Jim's shot through the lungs and like to die; 'And Bert's gone syphilitic: you'll not find 'A chap who's served that hasn't found some change.
It includes our neighbor Elsie, who doled out ice cream to the kids on the block and who, stone blind in her late 90s, still gamely made it to church.
After the ibex had finished drinking and wandered off to their bedding sites for the day, we built a stone blind on the rocky hill on the east side of the spring, where the morning sun would now be at our backs.
This country, as a whole, is stone blind to what it's doing to the Palestinians -- even now, when the Palestinians, at least in the West Bank, are finally doing what we've asked them to do for decades: end the violence.
The essay had been penned by her but dictated by her father who was stone blind. He gave all the reasons why she should be looking out of the window.
If I had my weight in lime, I'd whip my captain till he went stone blind. (40) Songs such as this one, Paul D reasons, are too violent for the domestic situation in which he now finds himself.
Love that woman till you go stone blind. Stone blind; stone blind.
But over the next couple of days, we saw only three small rams, and now, feeling better, I had an urge to get back to my stone blind among all the sheep above timberline.
Sitting in the stone blind and watching sheep was entertaining but unproductive, because the rams always stayed out of my shooting range.
The rhymed resolution of this piece - "Love that woman till you go stone blind. / Stone blind; stone blind.