1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.
“I saw this documentary with a scene of me and the Beatles out in Malibu, and I just could not remember it. Of course, I could tell from the film I was a bit loaded. No doubt about that.”
- Actor Jack Nicholson on meeting famous musicians in the ‘60s and ‘70s. (rollingstone dot com)
1. Definition - Study the definition.
2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.
As a well-known actor, Jack Nicholson has met a lot of interesting people. He even met the Beatles, but he doesn’t remember. When a person gets really drunk, he or she often forgets things. Nicholson said he was “loaded,” but he could have used any number of other slang words that mean intoxicated. Here are a few.
Man. That sounds rough. Any of these words can be substituted anywhere the word “drunk” could be used. You could say, “Let’s get loaded” or “I hate being tipsy.”
1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.
“That guy coming out of that bar can’t even walk straight. He’s completely loaded.
I don’t need to get loaded tonight, so I’m just going to have a drink or two.”