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blued, screwed, and tattooed

1. rude slang Cheated or swindled; unfairly deprived or taken advantage of. Likely of naval origin. I always bring my dad with me when I go to get my car repaired, because I'm always nervous I'll end up getting blued, screwed, and tattooed. We should have won that game, but we were really blued, screwed, and tattooed by the ref.
2. rude slang Having no chance of success or recovery; in a hopeless or unsalvageable position or situation. Man, we are totally blued, screwed, and tattooed if we can't get this prototype working before the big presentation. After yet another flop on the market, the tech company is seeming pretty blued, screwed, and tattooed at this point.
3. vulgar slang Of navy sailors on shore leave, having had sex with someone, with a tattoo to commemorate one's naval experience. My old navy buddies always joked that the only thing we wanted to do when we got to shore was get blued, screwed, and tattooed.
See also: and, tattoo

screwed, blued, and tattooed

1. rude slang Cheated or swindled; unfairly deprived or taken advantage of. Likely of naval origin. I always bring my dad with me when I go to get my car repaired, because I'm always nervous I'll end up getting screwed, blued, and tattooed. We should have won that game, but we were really screwed, blued, and tattooed by the ref.
2. rude slang Having no chance of success or recovery; in a hopeless or unsalvageable position or situation. Man, we are totally screwed, blued, and tattooed if we can't get this prototype working before the big presentation. After yet another flop on the market, the tech company is seeming pretty screwed, blued, and tattooed at this point.
See also: and, tattoo

stewed, screwed, and tattooed

vulgar slang Of navy sailors on shore leave, having gotten drunk ("stewed"), had sex 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
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

screwed, blued, and tattooed

 
1. Sl. taken advantage of I got a bad deal. I got screwed, blued, and tattooed. When John bought his wreck of a car, he got screwed, blued, and tattooed.
2. Sl. intoxicated. Who wants to go out and get screwed, blued, and tattooed? All four of them went out and got screwed, blued, and tattooed.
See also: and, tattoo
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

screwed, blued, and tattooed

(ˈskrud ˈblud æn tæˈtud)
1. mod. badly mistreated; badly screwed. When John bought his wreck of a car, he got screwed, blued, and tattooed.
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. Who wants to go out and get screwed, blued, and tattooed?
See also: and, tattoo
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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