on the piss

on the piss (slang)
Engaged in a bout of heavy drinking
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Main Entry:piss

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on the piss british impolite phrase
spending time drinking a lot of alcohol
Thesaurus: drunksynonym
Main entry: piss

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on the piss
Brit informal + impolite : drinking heavily at a pub or bar

He's had a big night out on the piss.

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Main Entry:piss

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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