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Definition

In India, "high" is used interchangeably with the word drunk. Someone who has put too much thanni is apparently high. Just like the word rubber and the phrase bum a fag, this word causes great confusion when abroad amongst unsuspecting goras who might be led to believe that desis are always stoned.

Usage

Gora: How was the birthday party?
Desi: It was amazing..great fun. Everyone got really high!
Gora: Really? Even your grandfather?
Desi: Yup. Thatha was high too!
Added 2011-07-24 by Dishoom Dishoom

Root

English

Region

All India

Categories

Terms referencing this

high brown, Halloo