How would you interpret “whammed” here?
“Aren’t you sick of hotels?”
“Fed up to the blinkers, if you want to know. Let’s go down to the bar.”
“We should get dinner. Some nice oxtail soup and Horlick’s, that’s what you need. You’ve let yourself get run down.”
“Oxtail soup and Horlick’s. Cat, you are off the cob.”
“Corny, that would mean. Sorry. I guess I’ll go.”
He rolled himself upright, facing me, black socks on the floor. “Sorry me, chum, I’m just whammed. Sick of hotels, you said it. What is this furniture, all these bars on everything? It gives me the heebies, like I’m in the pen.”
“It’s a style. Mission.”
How would you interpret “whammed” in the sentence “I’m just whammed”?
I guess it he meant he was in bad mood, right?
Thanks. And this excerpt is taken from The Lacuna by Kingsolver.