Definition of Brahms and Liszt adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Brahms and Liszt

BrE BrE//ˌbrɑːmz ən(d) ˈlɪst//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌbrɑːmz ən(d) ˈlɪst//
(British English, informal)
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drunk (used especially in London by cockneys ) From rhyming slang, in which Brahms and Liszt stands for ‘pissed’. Word Origin1930s: rhyming slang for pissed.