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Slang

loaded (2)

This page is about the slang term loaded (2)

American English

Meaning

drunk, drugged, under the influence of a mind-altering substance

For example

  • By the time he left the wedding, Henri was loaded. He'd had quite a few drinks by then.

  • Jack was afraid his parents would know he was loaded because his eyes were red and his pupils were big.

Variety

This is typically used in American English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz

Where would you expect to see people getting loaded?

a. in an ice-cream parlor

b. in a massage parlor

c. in a bar

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Contributor: Matt Errey