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locked

  1. simple past tense and past participle of lock

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locked (not comparable)

  1. Having undergone locking; secured by a lock.
    A locked door barred the way.
    You can't delete a locked computer file.
  2. (Ireland) Very drunk.
    • 2021, Samantha Shannon, The Mask Falling, Bloomsbury Publishing (→ISBN), page 99:
      'Drunk. Battered. Ar meisce. In a state of alcohol-induced intoxication.' [] Nadine and I once watched the news and had a shot of absinthe every time someone said unnatural. We were absolutely locked.'
  3. (mobile telephony, of a phone) Bound to a carrier.
    Antonym: unlocked

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ReferencesEdit

  • A Dictionary of Hiberno-English: The Irish Use of English, Terence Patrick Dolan, page 142
  • Eric Partridge, Tom Dalzell, The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang (2006)

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