this is the word for drinking
, but used only when the act is done by animals
, however, it has developed into a slang
word for drinking large amounts of alcohol
. This invoke
s vivid imagery
. The past tense of the word, besoffen (pronunciation: bizoffen), when used as an adjective, means piss drunk
"Hey, alta, du bist ja voll besoffen!"
"Dude, you're really fuckin' drunk
You add the word scheisse
) to this to make it even more extreme, in which case it becomes scheissbesoffen.
For more interesting and useful German slang
, check out: Scheisse! The Real German You Were Never Taught in School
by Gertrude Besserwisser