- • meaning drunk or stoned. eg "I feel really banjaxed". From the word 'banjax' = meaning to smash or destroy.
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banjaxed — [“baend3aekst] 1. mod. demolished; ruined. □ My car is totally banjaxed. What a mess! □ Everything I worked for is now banjaxed. 2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. □ She just sat there and got banjaxed. □ … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions
banjaxed — adjective /ˈbæn.dʒækst/ a) Broken, ruined, shattered; confounded. Then it got banjaxed, at a supper party to which he brought me. b) Tired, sleepy, cream crackered. Lindsay again waxes approving over Ballard’s hymn to the banjaxed landscape of… … Wiktionary
banjaxed — I Everyday English Slang in Ireland (a) broken, no good II Irish Slang broken, useless, tired … English dialects glossary
banjaxed — adj Irish defeated, overcome or overwhelmed. A humorous term from the early 20th cen tury, often used ruefully by husbands floored or humiliated in a domestic dis pute. This Irish word, probably formed by association with banged , bashed and… … Contemporary slang
banjaxed — v. incapacitate, limit ability, disable; stymie, damage or break something (Irish use) … English contemporary dictionary
banjaxed — Adj. 1. Ruined, defeated. Originally Anglo Irish use, popularized by the UK radio/TV presenter Terry Wogan with his book of the same name. 2. Drunk, by extension of meaning 1 … English slang and colloquialisms
banjaxed — /ˈbændʒækst/ (say banjakst) Colloquial –verb 1. past participle of banjax. –adjective 2. not in working order; broken. 3. intoxicated … Australian English dictionary
Hiberno-English — (also known as Irish English) is the dialect of English written and spoken in Ireland (Hibernia). English was first brought to Ireland during the Norman invasion of the late 12th century. Initially it was mainly spoken in an area known as… … Wikipedia
banjoed — adj British a. hopelessly drunk or under the influ ence of drugs. A jocular invention, per haps influenced by banjaxed and sometimes heard among students and schoolchildren in the 1970s and the 1980s. ► ...stupid how they strut, smoking Wood… … Contemporary slang
banjo'd, banjoed — adj British a. hopelessly drunk or under the influ ence of drugs. A jocular invention, per haps influenced by banjaxed and sometimes heard among students and schoolchildren in the 1970s and the 1980s. ► ...stupid how they strut, smoking Wood… … Contemporary slang