Definition of Brahms and Liszt in English:

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Brahms and Liszt

Pronunciation: /brɑːmzən(d)ˈlɪst/

adjective

[predicative] British informal
Drunk.
Example sentences
  • During the weekend in the capital Tallinn, while getting totally Brahms and Liszt on a crawl of the bars, he bumped into (perhaps not surprising given his inebriated state) the president of the Estonian Rugby Federation.
  • How the heck would I know, I'm completely Brahms and Liszt.

Origin

1930s: rhyming slang for 'pissed'.

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