Definition of Screwed

1. Adjective. (slang) beset with unfortunate circumstances that seem difficult or impossible to overcome; in imminent danger. ¹



2. Adjective. (slang British) intoxicated. ¹

3. Verb. (past of screw) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Screwed

1. screw [v] - See also: screw

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Screwed

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screwball
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screwed (current term)
screwed the pooch
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Literary usage of Screwed

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"This second layer is covered with wire, and jacket. The breech bush is screwed into the rear end of the A tube over this U shrunk the chase hoop or В tube ..."

2. Steam Power Plant Engineering by George Frederick Gebhardt (1910)
"screwed Fittings, Pipe Threads. — For screw connections the ends of pipes and ... When properly constructed a screwed joint will hold against any pressure ..."

3. Manual of Rules, Tables & Data for Mechanical Engineers by Daniel Kinnear Clark (1878)
"Sa William Fairbairn tested the strength of 24-inch stay-bolts, with enlarged ends, screwed into JS-inch plates of copper and Figs. 282, 383. ..."

4. Steam Power Plant Engineering by George Frederick Gebhardt (1913)
"Pipe fittings are classed as screwed or flanged. TABLE 106. ... screwed Fittings, Pipe Threads. — For screw connections the ends of pipes and fittings are ..."

5. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines by Andrew Ure (1858)
"When the proper number of moulds is introduced, the screws at the end, represented at t /, are screwed fast, to fix them all tight. ..."

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