In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1achispado informalalegre euphemisticto get squiffy — achisparse informal
- ‘It was another one of those days for Tiger: lots of good shots and one or two squiffy drives,’ said Brown.
- Much gin was drunk, much inane rubbish and some serious stuff was discussed, and we all went home pleasantly squiffy.
- Which was actually not a bad idea, since by the time I had done level 16, my eyes were going squiffy and I thought I could sleep some more.
- I read about it somewhere, they can make your brain go all squiffy.
- Whereas cocodamol are great for sending a person squiffy in the head, they're pretty useless for relieving agonising back pain.
- I feel a bit squiffy… actually make that a lot squiffy.
- Do they mean anything, faces, Maggie would think to herself when she was a bit squiffy and had had one too many glasses of sparkly spumante.
- It's good to see that Gandalf has his human side, and gets squiffy at a post-Oscars party.
- They leak, they give the wine a plastic flavour, they are nigh on impossible to remove with a cork screw when you're squiffy.
- So we came from what was once Middlesex before the Greater London Council claimed London Boroughs that far out (forgive me if my history is a bit squiffy there.)
- You'd think I'd have learned long ago not to argue with those with a slightly squiffy glint in their eye.
- She last played Scotland with Dreadzone at The Arches in Glasgow, where she remembers getting rather squiffy on port and not much else.
- She'll drink a little if we go out for dinner, but never enough to get squiffy.
- In fact, shopping while slightly squiffy on cocktails is probably the closest any lady can get to heaven, in my opinion.
- I protest that this is unfair as I am slightly squiffy, but they insist.
- Well, when I first start the treatment I get a couple of days feeling a little squiffy and disoriented.
- While we're of the subject of goats…… I have a friend who once got so squiffy at a party she signed up for a twelve week goat keeping course.
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