drunk as a skunk
Although skunk might refer to the aroma of some alcoholic beverage, the rhyme seems to have motivated this idiom.
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- This term follows the common pattern of omitting the first "as" of the full form "as drunk as a skunk".
- drunk as a cunt, drunk as a fiddler, drunk as a fiddler's bitch, drunk as a lord, drunk as a piper, drunk as a sow, drunk as a wheelbarrow, drunk as an owl, drunk as Chloe, drunk as David's sow, full as a goog, pissed as a fart, pissed as a newt, tight as a tick; see also Thesaurus:drunk