stotious

stotious
stocious
adj
British
a.
drunk
b.
silent, tight-lipped, discreet
This mysterious word can be traced to the 19th century and was thought by some au-thorities to be extinct by the 1930s. It sur-vives, however, in jocular usage. The term is either a mock-Latinate invention or a corruption of a dialect word for water-logged or muddy.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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