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Adjective: paralytic  ,per-u'li-tik [N. Amer], ,pa-ru'li-tik [Brit]
  1. Affected with paralysis
    "My arm is paralytic!";
    - paralyzed [N. Amer], paralysed [Brit, Cdn]
  2. Relating to or of the nature of paralysis
    "paralytic symptoms";
    - paralytical
  3. [Brit] Very drunk
    "I had travelling money and got paralytic in the bar downstairs";
    - besotted [archaic], blind drunk [informal], blotto [informal], crocked [N. Amer, informal], cockeyed [informal], fuddled [informal], loaded [N. Amer, informal], pie-eyed [informal], pissed [Brit, informal], pixilated [informal], plastered [informal], sloshed [informal], smashed [informal], soaked [informal], soused [informal], sozzled [informal], stiff [informal], tight [informal], wet [informal], lit up [slang], trolleyed [Brit, informal], mullered [Brit, informal], legless [Brit, informal], trollied [Brit, informal], bladdered [Brit, informal], screwed [informal], stonkered [Austral, NZ, informal], fried [N. Amer, informal], swacked [N. Amer, informal], stinko [informal], hammered [informal], trashed [informal], pickled [informal], wasted [informal], stewed [informal], liquored up [N. Amer], tanked up [informal], steaming [informal], juiced [N. Amer, informal], out of it [Brit, informal], blitzed [informal], three sheets to the wind [informal], blootered [UK, dialect], bombed [informal], off one's face [Brit, informal], wrecked [Brit, informal], bevvied [Brit, informal], drunk, pixillated, half-seas-over [Brit, informal]
Noun: paralytic  ,per-u'li-tik [N. Amer], ,pa-ru'li-tik [Brit]
  1. A person suffering from paralysis

Derived forms: paralytics

See also: drunk, gone, ill, inebriate, inebriated, intoxicated, ripped [informal], sick, skunked [informal]

Type of: handicapped person

Encyclopedia: Paralytic