The title given to an individual who, while at a party or social gathering involving excessive drinking, surpasses all others in entertaining drunken activity, while maintaining a sense of poise. Often the title is verbally bestowed by a fellow party attendant after the individual in question performs an interesting task or feat.
Historical Note: Supposedly the first General was proclaimed as such after single handedly dissproving the myth that three successive shots of Everclear will stop your heart and climbing an oil derrick.
"Jeremy was totally The General last night, he beat everyone at shots and still made it to work at 6am!"
"We almost made Paul The General, but then he threw up all over your sister's stereo and started crying."