Green’s Dictionary of Slang

stoned adj.

[stone v.]

1. drunk.

[US]Kerouac On the Road (The Orig. Scroll) (2007) 192: I had finished the wine [...] and I was proper stoned.
[US]J. Blake letter 3 June in Joint (1972) 181: First time I’ve been stoned on lush for six years.
[Aus]‘Charles Barrett’ Address: Kings Cross 50: One of them was stoned, completely and utterly out to it.
[UK]G.F. Newman Sir, You Bastard 115: Sneed [...] made a point of getting stoned on scotch.
[UK]A. Burgess Earthly Powers 29: Not [...] knocking it back? Not getting stoned or blind or anything?
[US]H. Selby Jr Song of the Silent Snow (1988) 79: I keep tellin ya every fuckin time [...] to just take a couple a drinks an cool it but you gotta get stoned an go fuckin crazy.
[UK]Guardian Rev. 9 July 11: She purrs like a girl who’s seen the world, shared its bourbon, crashed out stoned on its kitchen floor.
[US]C. Cook Robbers (2001) 65: Half them pilots is stoned.
[US]C. Eble (ed.) UNC-CH Campus Sl. Spring 2016.

2. intoxicated with some form of drug; thus stoned out of one’s mind, very intoxicated indeed.

[US]Kerouac letter 8 Jan. in Charters I (1995) 278: I stood completely stoned on the sidewalk in unbelievable and heavenly rapture.
[UK]T. Keyes All Night Stand 95: People were diving off the balconies, stoned out of their minds.
[US]E. Tidyman Shaft 116: A man was entitled to get stoned.
[US]C. McFadden Serial 80: Gentle, nonaggressive and stoned out of his mind.
[US]N. Pileggi Wiseguy (2001) 220: I got so paranoid and stoned.
[US](con. 1930s–60s) H. Huncke Guilty of Everything (1998) 241: One night [...] I was stoned out of my mind on goofballs.
[UK]G. Burn Happy Like Murderers 65: They were both so stoned. So laid back that they were horizontal, was that what they used to say?
[Aus]R.G. Barrett Wind & Monkey (2013) [ebook] Why didn’t I throw the cunt off the balcony earlier when he was stoned? fumed Norton.
[UK]A. Sillitoe Birthday 92: I must have been stoned out of my mind when I first made a grab at you.
[UK]D. Seabrook Jack of Jumps (2007) 211: Or was the other woman drunk? Blocked? Stoned?
[UK]K. Richards Life 156: And of course, beginning in ’65, I’m starting to get stoned [...] which also intensified my impressions of what was going on.
[UK]G. Armstrong Young Team 50: A went in stoned oot ma heed.
C. Hiaasen Squeeze Me 14: ‘I’d get stoned too, cooped up all day’.

3. ecstatic, without drink or drugs.

[US] ‘Bop Dict.’ in Mad mag. Mar. 20: Stoned – joyous state of mind, crazy, cool, flipping and kicks rolled into one! [Ibid.] 21: Now that you have pinned the bop dictionary and are hep, prepare to get stoned. [Ibid.] Nov. 7: When I dig that crazy Caesar I’m stoned even if I’m digging him six feet under!
[UK]J. Mandelkau Buttons 89: I was stoned blind with what the brothers had done.

In phrases

stoned over (adj.)

(US drugs) lethargic after smoking cannabis.

Stoners’ Dict. [Internet] Stoned Over [CA] – To become lethargic after smoking cannabis.
stoned to the eyes (adj.) (also stoned to the eyeballs)

(orig. US) very intoxicated from drugs or alcohol.

C. Ford Has Anybody Seen me Lately? 145: Mrs. Hostetter is in hysterics because dinner is ruined, and Mr. Hostetter, who started mixing martinis two hours ago, is stoned to the eyes.
R. Traver Hornstein’s Boy 36: My pet comic, stoned to the eyeballs, stoically answered, ‘No, but I’d like to see him trying’.
P. Scott Division of the Spoils in Raj Quartet (2007) 616: Normally, you know, I’m quite abstemious, but I’ve spent the past few days discreetly stoned to the eyeballs.
J.D. Reed Free Fall 157: And they were all stoned to the eyeballs on Tai sticks.
M. Highland 110 Shanghai Road 315: They dressed carefully in chamois fringe, laced lemonade with megadoses of lysergic acid, waited patiently until their subjects were stoned to the eyes.
J. Collins Lucky 14: ‘Greetings, man,’ said Wayland, stoned to the eyeballs. ‘Welcome to our home.’ And he extended a thin, shaking hand.
J. Watkinson Hanging Tree 127: Sensibly and quietly he says, ‘I don’t want Bruce seeing me stoned to the eyeballs every night.’ ‘Then don’t smoke the shit.’.