Definition of stocious in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈstəʊʃəs/

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Irish informal
Drunk; intoxicated: we were all quite drunk but Patrick was absolutely stocious
More 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.

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