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boozy-woozy

(ˈbuziˈwuzi)
mod. alcohol intoxicated. I think I am just an itty-bitty boozy-woozy.

woozy

(ˈwuzi)
1. mod. sleepy; disoriented. I’m still sort of woozy. Give me a minute or two to wake up.
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. I felt a little woozy, but that didn’t stop me from having more.
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Despite many shots of the natural world, the film's woozily evocative tone is trampled by the sluggish plot.
The very title of Abbas Kiarostami's Tokyo-set character waltz "Like Someone in Love"--named for the jazz standard Ella Fitzgerald croons on the soundtrack--promises something as woozily romantic as "Certified Copy," his 2010 cat's cradle of lovers' memories.
It was my first experience of real Irish folk song, and I was woozily entranced.
Klotz, but it didn't really register until I was at the front desk, woozily facing the music.
In one bed, Osama, a fighter lay with a Koran by his head as he woozily explained the shrapnel wounds to his leg.
Hutchinson, who got the worst of the collision, skated off woozily, but Knight stayed out on the ice.
Reena woke early, her aunt snoring woozily in the other bed.
Drugged for her own protection, June watches woozily as Roy arranges their latest escape in a kind of fragmented action montage: now they're swinging from the ceiling, now they're in a plane, now on a speedboat C* It's a great bit of style, but in fact it's a mixed blessing: not only does it show up the dullness of the rest of it, it also illustrates how little sense we expect from a summer trifle like Knight and Day.
Apparently, Penn's assumption was that when the average person is aroused by the phone in the middle of the night, the first thing he does, before woozily answering, is to note the time of the first ring on the digital clock he keeps by the bed--which is, of course, synchronized with the clock in the Naval Observatory.
Bryant stayed down on the court for about a minute, walked woozily to the bench and was worked on by trainer Gary Vitti, kind of like a cut man works on a boxer.
HOLY-KNEED clerics whose dentures fizz in their overnight jars, gin-breathed agony aunts woozily aiming flaccid legs into laddered tights and bush-haired academics with drips stretching aesthetically from their noses have been exercising their massive intellects on the question of what boys and girls get up to on the couch in these thrilling times.
It is a woozily focused black-and-white image, produced by placing photo emulsion on canvas, of a man walking down a mountainside.
To add to her agony, she suffered a black eye and badly bruised face in a fall when she walked woozily to a hospital bathroom to look in a mirror.
Standing there with blood pouring from four separate gashes in his face and hands from the broken storefront window he'd been pitched though, Holmes stood woozily with his service weapon in hand.
It is nearly forgotten today that McCarthy worked gleefully and sometimes woozily, during and after hours, cultivating "the boys" of the press over drinks and gossip.