drunk; thus sob-gargled, maudlin drunk.
|After the Wake (1981) 49: We were in a singing house on the Northside and got very sob-gargled between drinking whiskey and thinking of the operation.|
|(con. 1920s) Emerald Square 47: Her oul’ fella came in shortly afterwards. Half gargled.|
|The Joy (2015) [ebook] I knew he was gargled. He couldn’t walk straight.|