A list of 32 different words that Irish people use to describe being drunk, because we're creative like that
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A list of 32 different words that Irish people use to describe being drunk, because we're creative like that

IRELAND IS widely known to be a creative country-- we're the land of Saints and scholars after all, home to great poets like Yeats and Heaney, writers like Joyce and Blindboy...

Our President, Michael D Higgins, is a poet himself, and within all Irish people flows an imaginative way with words.

And how do we use that unique skill? Well, by coming up with an incredible library of words used to describe one simple thing: Being drunk.

Here's a list of words you're likely to hear on a single night out in Ireland.

"After twelve pints of Guinness, [name] was..."

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  1. A Write Off
  2. Banjaxed
  3. Bollocksed
  4. Bungalowed
  5. Car-parked
  6. Flaming
  7. Flutered
  8. Gazebo'd
  9. Gee-eyed
  10. Gone
  11. F*cked
  12. Half-cut
  13. Hammered
  14. In a bad way
  15. In a hoop
  16. In the horrors
  17. Langers
  18. Legless / Footless
  19. Locked
  20. Mouldy
  21. Off his/her face
  22. Ossified
  23. Paralytic
  24. Pissed
  25. Plastered
  26. Ratarsed
  27. Scuttered
  28. Shitfaced
  29. Smashed
  30. Transmoglified
  31. Twisted
  32. Wankered
  33. Wrecked