stone-blind


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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
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He appears to be so constituted as to have no notion of what goes on in minds very different from his own, and moreover to be stone-blind to his ignorance." (3) I report Newman's judgment to say that is certainly not how I regard the criticism made by Stout of my work.