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Definition of "soused" [soused]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of souse. (verb)
  • Inebriated, drunk. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "soused" in a sentence
  • "Well, we got back, and to our joy, we found that the Orderly Sergeant had got "soused" and forgot to mark us absent, so maybe we were not glad that we had those two extra days -- the only crimes you are sorry for in the Army are the ones that are found out."
  • "On no night did I see more than forty or fifty who might be said to be "soused"; on no night did I see more than a dozen or fifteen who had to be thrown into the accommodation barge with the "dead ones," the helpless ones who were so far gone that they had to be carried up the sides of their ships from the barge which made the last rounds of the fleet."
  • "Young Powell sprang up, grappled the shell and "soused" it into a pool of water near by."