be on the blink

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be on the blink

1. slang Of a machine, to be acting strangely or malfunctioning. Our washer is on the blink, so I'm on my way to the laundromat. Mom called the repairman because our TV is on the blink again.
2. slang Of a person, to be drunk. Do you remember last night at the bar at all? You were really on the blink!
See also: blink, on
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