Zone something out



zone something out

noun

(also zoner) A person intoxicated with narcotics, esp habitually so; space cadet (1960s+ Narcotics)

verb

To be inattentive; be hazily preoccupied: He zoned so bad he didn’t even hear the teacher call his name/ I was kind of zonin’, checking things out (1980s+)

[fr ozone, ”a very high level of the atmosphere”]

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