tanked up

tanked up (informal)
Having drunk a large amount of alcohol
• • •
Main Entry:tank

* * *

tanked up UK [ˌtæŋkt ˈʌp] US [tæŋkt ˈʌp] adjective british very informal
extremely drunk
Thesaurus: drunksynonym

* * *

ˌtanked ˈup [tanked up] (BrE) (NAmE tanked) adjective (informal)
very drunk

Their idea of fun is getting tanked up on cheap beer.

We got totally tanked on Saturday night.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • tanked up — BrE [tæŋkt] adj tanked AmE [not before noun] informal drunk ▪ He went down the pub and got tanked up …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tanked — ☆ tanked [taŋkt ] adj. Informal drunk: also tanked up …   English World dictionary

  • tanked — [ tæŋkt ] adjective AMERICAN VERY INFORMAL extremely drunk …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tanked — 1. AND tanked up mod. alcohol intoxicated. □ She was too tanked to drive. □ That old codger is really tanked. 2. mod. defeated; outscored. □ The team was tanked again 20 17. □ …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • tanked — Doing very poorly. That new movie just tanked at the box office. How did you do on the test? Oh man, I just Tanked …   Dictionary of american slang

  • tanked-up — adj drunk. A common term since the turn of the 20th century; the shorter form is more recent. Tank up evokes the filling of a container or fuelling of a vehicle and parallels such expressions as loaded and canned. ► Man, she was, like, totally… …   Contemporary slang

  • tanked — [[t]tæ̱ŋkt[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ If someone is tanked, or in British English tanked up, they are drunk. [INFORMAL] …   English dictionary

  • tanked up — also tanked, AmE adjective (not before noun) slang drunk: Jim gets really funny when he s tanked …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • tanked — /tangkt/, adj. 1. put or stored in a tank. 2. Also, tanked up. Slang. drunk. [1895 1900; TANK + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • tanked — adj Drunk, intoxicated. Lloyd was so tanked he tied his shoes together and fell off the balcony. 1960s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.