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As Drunk As A Skunk ( very drunk; that person is drunk and smells like alcohol ... )

"As Drunk As A Skunk"

A person who is so drunk that he smells like alcohol is as drunk as a skunk.

Example: "Don't go out drinking with Henry. He'll get you as drunk as a skunk."

"As drunk as a skunk" is a colorful way to say "very drunk" because a skunk is an animal that pees and smells very bad, just like a drunk person who smells bad, falls down and makes a mess.

Example: "Did you see Jean last night?" Reply: "Yeah. She was as drunk as a skunk."

A person who is sprayed by a skunk smells so badly that he is ashamed, just as a person feels stupid and ashamed for being drunk as a skunk.

Example: "I can't believe what you did last night." Reply: "I know. I was as drunk as a skunk."

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