A term used in Ireland to describe a certain level of drunkenness and is generally used when the bladder of the person drinking can't cope with the volume of alcohol taken and develops a mind of it's own.
Typical Symptoms include: unable to speak properly, only capable of emitting 1 syllable every 12 seconds, unable to walk, unable to control bladder, unable to understand plain english, trying to hail a shopping trolley for a lift home, urinating for 12 minutes at a time with a startled-deer look on their face, talking to shopping trolleys, sudden short-sightedness and long-sightedness at the same time, swaying, trying to copulate with a shopping trolley, proposing marraige to the policewoman, crying about the price of parsnips, pouring uneaten fast food all over the footpath, phoning the mother-in-law, randomly quoting descartes/proust/homer simpson..etc.
did ye see yer man last night? totally bladdered he was. couldn't string a sentance together. so he couldn't. They poured him into the joe maxi (taxi).
ah, jaysis lads, the girlfriends bladdered. can someone call a joe maxi (taxi)?