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Definition of fall off the wagon

fall off the wagon

verb

  • to resume drinking alcohol or doing drugs after a period of sobriety.
                                                                                                                          

    Citation from "Asunder", Terriers (TV, 2010), Season 1 Episode 10 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Nov 28 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 09 2009.

  • to resume any harmful or distasteful behavior after a period of time during which the behavior was absent.

    Last edited on Apr 03 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Apr 03 2010.

origin

  • From "fall off the water wagon."

    Last edited on Apr 02 2011. Submitted by Anonymous on Apr 02 2011.

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Other terms relating to 'fall':

Definitions include: to be very interested in a person.
Definitions include: a term used as to say "leave me alone" or "get off my case"
Definitions include: to believe a lie.
Definitions include: a person who is blamed for something bad.
Definitions include: to fall in love.
Definitions include: to come to romantically like - though not love - a person.
Definitions include: to lose popularity.
Definitions include: to disappear from contact with other people.
Definitions include: acronym for "falling off chair, laughing out loud".
Definitions include: acronym for "falling off chair, rolling on floor, laughing out loud".
Definitions include: to have a disagreement.
Definitions include: very easy to do.
Definitions include: acronym for "little old lady fall down go boom".
Definitions include: to take the blame for a misdeed.
Definitions include: the bigger a person's or organization's stature, the larger their failure will be.

Other terms relating to 'off':

Definitions include: what was previously expected to happen may not.
Definitions include: large buttocks.
Definitions include: to move away from.
Definitions include: to masturbate.
Definitions include: to get out of a prior obligation by asking.
Definitions include: to take on a situation one can't master.
Definitions include: to reprimand.
Definitions include: to ignore another person(s) in a rude manner.
Definitions include: to get rid of aggression or anger.
Definitions include: to do something to get rid of negative emotions.
Definitions include: to cheat on one's spouse.
Definitions include: to bore one.
Definitions include: to suggest ideas to another person to get feedback.
Definitions include: annoyed, very cross.
Definitions include: to end a relationship.

Other terms relating to 'the':

Definitions include: the real information or the proof, instruction, the know how, where, when, and why about something or someone.
Definitions include: walking, generally as opposed to driving.
Definitions include: interrogation.
Definitions include: extremely intoxicated
Definitions include: information.
Definitions include: something you have now is worth more than two things you have just a chance of getting.
Definitions include: a good estimate.
Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: inclusive.
Definitions include: to make a bad situation worse.
Definitions include: with the amount of time left to finish a task rapidly disappearing.
Definitions include: having an opinion or belief prior to it becoming common or popular.
Definitions include: of a male, to urinate.
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.
Definitions include: meaning caring about everything.

Other terms relating to 'wagon':

Definitions include: a yellow school bus.
Definitions include: to defend against an attack.
Definitions include: a junky car
Definitions include: to be exhausted.
Definitions include: see jackwagon.
Definitions include: a general insult.
Definitions include: an ambulance.
Definitions include: adjective form of fall off the wagon.
Definitions include: not drinking alcohol.
Definitions include: a very large or obese woman.
Definitions include: crappy or scary car (piece of shit car).
Definitions include: a motor vehicle in which one shags - i.e. has sex.
Definitions include: term used by law enforcement to refer to a decrepit automobile, due to the belief that the occupants likely have arrest warrants.
Definitions include: a type of Ford Station wagon with real wood inlays on the sides to make it look rustic

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