pix·i·lat·ed or pix·il·lat·ed or pix·e·lat·ed or pix·el·lat·ed (pĭksə-lā′tĭd)
1. Behaving as if mentally unbalanced; very eccentric.
2. Whimsical; prankish.
3. Slang Intoxicated; drunk.
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