embalmed

1. To do or say something so inappropiate that there is no way to make amends.
2. To completely end a situation.

1. When I told Susan that the dress made her look fat, I really embalmed myself.

2. When Steve refused to pay me the $20 he borrowed, our friendship was totally embalmed.


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  • Embalmed — Embalm Em*balm , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Embalmed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Embalming}.] [F. embaumer; pref. em (L. in) + baume balm. See {Balm}.] 1. To anoint all over with balm; especially, to preserve from decay by means of balm or other aromatic oils,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • embalmed — mod. alcohol intoxicated. □ By morning they were all embalmed. □ Bob was too embalmed to stand up …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • embalmed — adj Drunk, intoxicated. Lance was so embalmed that he didn t come to as they rolled him down the hill to the car. 1920s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • embalmed —   I aloa.    ♦ Embalmed body, i aloa …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • embalmed — adj drunk. A now fairly rare, predominantly middle class euphemism, it is an old usage, probably coined in the 19th cen tury and inspired by balm (as a euphe mism for comforting liquor), balmy and the early 20th century American ism embalming… …   Contemporary slang

  • embalmed — em·balm || ɪm bɑːm v. mummify, preserve; perpetuate, immortalize …   English contemporary dictionary

  • embalmed —    very drunk    Based on the lifeless condition of the subject and the intake of fluid which led to it.    Embalming fluid is cheap whisky …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • embalmed — …   Useful english dictionary

  • bawmed — embalmed. Alys. 4670 …   Oldest English Words

  • Embalming — Embalming, in most modern cultures, is the art and science of temporarily preserving human remains to forestall decomposition and to make them suitable for display at a funeral. The three goals of embalming are thus preservation, sanitization and …   Wikipedia

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