Definition of soused in English:

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1(Of food, especially fish) preserved in a pickling solution or a marinade: soused herring
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  • A boned and stuffed quail, on a chestnut and cinnamon risotto with soused figs?
  • Eat the soused herrings cold with plenty of brown bread and butter.
  • Unlike soused herring, pickled herrings are raw when put into the vinegar and pickling spices.
drench, douse, soak, steep, saturate, plunge, immerse, submerge, dip, sink, dunk
pickled, marinated, soaked, steeped
2 informal Drunk: I was soused to the eyeballs
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  • Mrs. Marchand was too soused to ask questions of her boarders or recall much information about them.
  • The London managers, however, have planned to throw out all soused writers from the new place.
  • Last night 2 soused cowpunchers had a real slugging knocking down rolling on the floor fight in the joint next door.

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Syllabification: soused

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