1. facing serious problems; esp. in phr. you’re toast.
|Ghostbusters [film script] All right! This chick is TOAST!|
|Campus Sl. Mar. 10: toast – victim of misfortune: I broke the TV. I’m toast!|
|Campus Sl. Apr.|
|Clueless [film script] cher: Did you get your report card? dionne: Yeah, I’m toast. How’d you do?|
|Powder 366: If you have got one single piece of ass in there, your fuckin ass is toast!|
|PS, I Scored the Bridesmaids 233: I don’t worry about him. The goy’s focking toast.|
|Observer 9 Jan. 31/4: Lose Oldham and the heat is on. Lose the AV referendum and Nick Clegg is toast.|
|Eve. Standard (London) 24 June 5/4: One senior MP said, ‘He is toast. If we go into a general elction with him as leader we will be wiped out’.|
2. (US campus, also french toast) tipsy or hungover.
|Campus Sl. Sept. 6: toast – experiencing the ill effects of alcohol: John was toast.|
|Campus Sl. Oct. 2: french toast – completely drunk.|
|PS, I Scored the Bridesmaids 43: Scooby’s more than stunned. He’s toast.|
pleasantly intoxicated by alcohol.
|Campus Sl. Nov. 9: toasty – feeling good from alcohol.|