be drunk and disorderly

to behave in a noisy or violent way in a public place because you are drunk. This is an offence in the UK

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  • disorderly — [[t]dɪ̱sɔ͟ː(r)də(r)li[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED If you describe something as disorderly, you mean that it is untidy, irregular, or disorganized. [FORMAL] There were young men and women working away at tables all over the large and disorderly room. Syn:… …   English dictionary

  • disorderly — dis|or|der|ly [ dıs ɔrdərli ] adjective 1. ) behaving in a noisy or violent way: She admitted conducting herself in a disorderly manner. drunk and disorderly (=behaving badly because of having drunk too much alcohol): He was fined $100 for being… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • disorderly — UK [dɪsˈɔː(r)də(r)lɪ] / US [dɪsˈɔrdərlɪ] adjective 1) not tidy The books were stacked in a disorderly pile on his desk. 2) behaving in a noisy or violent way She admitted conducting herself in a disorderly manner. drunk and disorderly (= behaving …   English dictionary

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