Slang phrase whose meaning is defined by a combination of types or categories of words, rather than any particular words themselves. Usually found in British English.
1. (British English) Any common noun clumsily converted to a verb means drunk
. For example: "I was absolutely tabled last night."
2. (British English) Any verb-noun combination separated by "the" means "to masturbate." For example: "I think I'll just go and flip the pancake."