Shickered

Shickered
drunk; intoxicated (from earlier 'shicker' = drunk, from Yiddish 'shiker' = drunk)

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • shickered — /shik euhrd/, adj. Slang. intoxicated; drunk. [1910 15; < Yiddish shiker ( < Heb shikkor drunk, a drunkard) + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • shickered — Australian Slang drunk; intoxicated (from earlier shicker = drunk, from Yiddish shiker = drunk) …   English dialects glossary

  • shickered — adj drunk. The word is used primarily in the USA and Australia. It is from shikker, the Yiddish word for inebriated, which itself is from the Hebrew shikor. ► You re stoned, Bazza! ► Come off it just a bit shicker. (Bazza Comes into His Own,… …   Contemporary slang

  • shickered — shick·ered …   English syllables

  • shickered — shick•ered [[t]ˈʃɪk ərd[/t]] adj. australian sts chiefly aus. sl. intoxicated; drunk • Etymology: 1910–15; < Yiddish shiker < Heb shikkōr drunk; a drunkard …   From formal English to slang

  • shickered — /ˈʃɪkəd / (say shikuhd) adjective Colloquial drunk; intoxicated. Also, shicker. {shicker + ed3} …  

  • shickered — adjective see shicker I …   Useful english dictionary

  • shicker — /shik euhr/, n. Slang. 1. alcoholic liquor. 2. a drunkard. [1890 95; < Yiddish shiker (see SHICKERED) by back formation from SHICKERED] * * * …   Universalium

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