adjectiveIrish • informal
- Drunk; intoxicated: we were all quite drunk but Patrick was absolutely stociousMore example sentences
- They sacked him because he had in fact already turned up for the shift completely and utterly stocious.
- True patriots, we repaired to another bar, the lads getting completely stocious thanks to a blinding array of drinks, which only served to ensure that I did not end up in the doghouse on my own.
- It's said that the Scots have as many synonyms for stocious as the Eskimos have for snow, but the inventive language of inebriation covers all climes and times.
1930s: of unknown origin.