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I am looking for the (slang) phrase or equivalent of the word drunkenness which contains the word dog. I mean the state of someone in the morning after the hard drunkenness.

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Hmm.... Doggone Drunk? –  Adel Jul 18 '11 at 17:51
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@Adel - I believe it was "after the hard drunkenness", which makes your answer invalid. Please remember to read carefully before answering. I am not flagging your answer, but please try to be careful. –  Rachel Jul 19 '11 at 1:59

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It's possible you are thinking of "hair of the dog". This is not the same as being drunk - it's the practice of having another alcoholic drink in the morning, in an attempt to cure your hangover from the previous night.

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you are right.. I heart it. It is that I am looking for –  igor Jul 18 '11 at 14:25
    
@igor - I am glad you got your question answered, although it was not an answer to the actual question you asked. People can get very nit-picky here, and I would hate to see you picked-on because of it. –  Rachel Jul 19 '11 at 1:52

You may be looking for the word "hangover"

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@igor A hangover is the right word here. a sick feeling or condition that comes after drinking too much alcohol at an earlier time "The hair of the mastiff that bit you" only means trying to get rid of a hangover by drinking more alcohol. –  Centaurus Oct 26 at 0:55

You could possibly feel "dog-eared", which is slang for "worn down".

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