drinking alcohol on an empty stomach, in order to get drunk quickly and on the cheap. This can also occur when you have a liquid dinner, either by choice or because you can't afford food.
OMG Katy, i'm getting such a hobo buzz off this Schlitz cause I haven't eaten a thing since that hot dog 8 hours ago. We better hurry so we don't miss the box car to Memphis. Hey look, it's poop!