be drunk

See: carouse
References in classic literature ?
As, in some cases of drunkenness, and in others of animal magnetism, there are two states of consciousness which never clash, but each of which pursues its separate course as though it were continuous instead of broken (thus, if I hide my watch when I am drunk, I must be drunk again before I can remember where), so Miss Twinkleton has two distinct and separate phases of being.
I drink at parties so I can know how it feels to be drunk and carefree like my friends.
When overindulgence occurs, it represents the youngsters' attempt to define his or her capacity, as well as to experience how it feels to be drunk.
Theme Excerpts Curiosity and I drink at parties so I can know how it feels experimentation to be drunk and carefree like my friends.
Lindsey adds: "If I am drinking lager I can have about seven and wouldn't be drunk.
37] If a saloon goer, who might well have been drinking heavily himself, involved himself in the business of a man he perceived to be drunk, he ran the risk of being labeled unable to "mind his own business" himself.
42] They pointed out that a man could pretend to be drunk when sober, or could seem "duly sober" even while drunk, and that each person behaved differently when drunk.
Friends whom I considered to be drunks were now calling me one.