stewed


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stewed

 (sto͞od, styo͞od)
adj.
1. Cooked by stewing: stewed prunes.
2. Informal Intoxicated; drunk.

stewed

(stjuːd)
adj
1. (Cookery) (of meat, fruit, etc) cooked by stewing
2. (Cookery) Brit (of tea) having a bitter taste through having been left to infuse for too long
3. a slang word for drunk1

stewed

(stud, styud)

adj.
Slang. intoxicated; drunk.
[1915–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.stewed - cooked in hot water
cooked - having been prepared for eating by the application of heat

stewed

adjective
Informal. Stupefied, excited, or muddled with alcoholic liquor:
Informal: cockeyed.
Idioms: drunk as a skunk, half-seas over, high as a kite, in one's cups, three sheets in the wind.
Translations

stewed

[ˈstjuːd] adj
stewed fruit → fruits cuits, fruits en compote
stewed tea → thé trop infuséstewing steak (British) nbœuf m à braiserstew meat (US) nbœuf m à braiser
References in classic literature ?
Suddenly some of the steam begins to advance, and, peering through it, you discern Aunt Elizabeth, Ona's stepmother--Teta Elzbieta, as they call her--bearing aloft a great platter of stewed duck.
Fill with stewed dried apples; aggravate with cloves, lemon-peel, and slabs of citron; add two portions of New Orleans sugars, then solder on the lid and set in a safe place till it petrifies.
Stewed beef and carrots and gooseberry tart, for Number Two.
A pair of hot roast fowls - from the pastry-cook's; a dish of stewed beef, with vegetables - from the pastry-cook's; two little corner things, as a raised pie and a dish of kidneys - from the pastrycook's; a tart, and (if I liked) a shape of jelly - from the pastrycook's.
I have got a stewed steak - which is of home preparation - and a cold roast fowl - which is from the cook's-shop.
Your worship is right, senor governor," said the physician; "and therefore your worship, I consider, should not eat of those stewed rabbits there, because it is a furry kind of food; if that veal were not roasted and served with pickles, you might try it; but it is out of the question.
cried Ned Land, who was carried away by the delights of the chase, "what excellent game, and stewed, too