Green’s Dictionary of Slang

pissed adj.1

also peed
[piss n. (1)]

drunk; thus half-pissed, tipsy.

[[UK] ‘The Quay-side Shaver’ in A Garland of New Songs (1) 3: For all they can say, Sir, she still rasps away, Sir, / And sweeps round the jaw the chop torturing tool; / Till they in a pet, Sir, request her to wet, Sir, / But she gives them for answer, ‘Sit still, you piss’d fool!’].
[UK] ‘O’Reilly’ in Bold (1979) 165: As I was sitting in Reilly’s bar / Getting pissed on gin and water.
[UK]‘J.H. Ross’ Mint (1955) 152: I’m that pissed I can’t see where you are.
[UK]J. Franklyn This Gutter Life 16: God blast the bastard but wasn’t she clairvoyant when she was p****d!
[UK]Mass-Observation Report on Juvenile Drinking 12: On Monday nights at the club they speak proudly of having got ‘pissed’ as they call getting drunk.
[UK]K. Williams Diaries 15 Apr. 131: Vere got rather pissed as usual & became stupidly maudlin.
[UK]J.R. Ackerley We Think The World Of You (1971) 147: Ah-h, I feel like getting pissed.
[UK]G.F. Newman Sir, You Bastard 155: Perhaps he was [...] partially pissed.
[WI]F. Collymore Notes for Gloss. of Barbadian Dial. 88: Pisstoratically. [...] Applied to a certain stage of drunkeness.
[UK]B. Chatwin Songlines 62: Want to come out and get pissed?
[Aus]P. Temple Bad Debts (2012) [ebook] He was on a year suspended for pissed driving.
[UK]D. Farson Never a Normal Man 313: Then I got pissed in Southampton’s singularly depressing pubs.
[UK]B. Hare Urban Grimshaw 9: We’d turn up half pissed [...] and it just didn’t look good.
[Aus]L. Redhead Cherry Pie [ebook] A pissed guy [...] was doing a little dancing.
[UK]K. Richards Life 171: Even the drink didn’t get you pissed.

In phrases

...a chook [chook n. (1)] (N.Z.)
[NZ]D.H. Binney Long Lives the King 53: Your mate’s as pissed as a chook and you don’t look too steady on your pins [DNZE].
...a fart [fig. use of fart n. (1)]
[UK](con. 1962) J. Rosenthal Spend, Spend, Spend Scene 54: You were pissed as a fart, driving along and ...
[Aus]G. Seal Lingo 125: The Lingoist has available the following: pissed as a fart; pissed as a newt; pissed as a parrot.
[UK]N. Barlay Hooky Gear 152: Told him I’d been bouncin off the walls, pissed as a fart.
...a newt
[UK]A. Sinclair My Friend Judas (1963) 162: Do come round. We’ll get honking ... Pissed as newts.
[Aus] ‘Whisper All Aussie Dict.’ in Kings Cross Whisper (Sydney) xxxviii 10/2: pissed as a newt: Very drunk indeed.
[UK](con. 1950s) Nicholson & Smith Spend, Spend, Spend (1978) 50: My father was pissed as a newt by ten o’clock.
[Aus]G. Seal Lingo 125: The Lingoist has available the following: [...] pissed as a newt.
[UK]Observer Screen 30 Jan. 9: Our audience are all pissed as newts!
...a parrot (Aus.)
[Aus]L. Peters Dirty Half-Mile (1989) 81: Gabriel Buchanan was as pissed as a parrot.
[Aus]R. Beckett Dinkum Aussie Dict. 26: Full as a: The start of many expressions; ‘full as a butcher’s pup’, ‘full as a goog’ and ‘full as a state school’ to name but three. All refer to the fact that the speaker is as ‘pissed as a parrot’. Intoxicated.
[Aus]G. Seal Lingo 134: The effects of our occasionally over-enthusiastic imbibing show a great variety of invention and colour, including: [...] pissed as a parrot.
[Aus]S. Maloney Sucked In 41: Pissed as a a parakeet, probably.
...a rat
[[UK]J. Taylor ‘Brood Cormor’ in Works III 5/1: You may not say hee’s drunke [...] For though he be as drunke as any rat He hath but catcht a fox, or whipt the Cat ].
P. Reading Ukulele Music 83: I had to go and give evidence (I got pissed as a rat for the Hell of it, after that little session).
[UK]J. Cameron It Was An Accident 9: I’m pissed as a rat not used to this lager.
[UK]Guardian 11 Jan. 16: ‘Pissed as a rat,’ was Hardee’s verdict.
...arseholes [fig. use of arsehole n. (1)]
N. Dunn Tear His Head Off His Shoulders 65: [...] blacked me eye and all, knocked off me Kiss-me-Kate hat, pissed as arseholes I was.
[UK]Barltrop & Wolveridge Muvver Tongue 60: ‘Pissed’ [...] is often extended to ‘pissed as a newt’, ‘pissed as arseholes’.
pissed to... (adj.)

in combs. with a n., very drunk.

...the eyeballs (Aus.)
[Aus]C. Bowles G’DAY 68: At Chrissie you get pressies and get pissed to the eyeballs.
[Aus]G. Seal Lingo 125: It is also possible to be pissed to the eyeballs, that is, to be extremely inebriated.
[NZ] McGill Reed Dict. of N.Z. Sl.
[Aus]L. Redhead Cherry Pie [ebook] The opportunity to observe Victoria’s finest pissed to the eyeballs.