Interested in Language
I have somewhere read a slang word for putting button in the wrong hole. But I can't remember it now. the word, as far as I can remember is linked to drunkenness. Can somebody help me.
Pope of the Dictionary.com Forum
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The term "unbuttoned" can mean to be uninhibited, perhaps overly so, which could be related to drunkenness in some circumstances.
Two examples from fraze-it, with the "uninhibited" sense.
But the film, like the hearts of its protagonists, continues to dwell in a state of unruly, unbuttoned intensity. (nytimes.com)
Suddenly the craning crowd of 6,000 broke into unbuttoned cheers, while several hundred reporters looked on. (time.com)