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Dictionary Definition

dope

Noun

1 street names for marijuana [syn: pot, grass, green goddess, weed, gage, sess, sens, smoke, skunk, locoweed, Mary Jane]
2 an ignorant or foolish person [syn: dumbbell, dummy, boob, booby, pinhead]
3 carbonated drink flavored with extract from Kola nuts (`dope' is a southernism in the United States) [syn: cola]
4 slang terms for inside information; "is that the straight dope?" [syn: poop, the skinny, low-down]

Verb

1 take drugs to improve one's athletic performance
2 add impurities to (a semiconductor) in order to produce or modify its properties; "The resistors have been doped"
3 give a narcotic to; "The athletes were dope by the coach before the race" [syn: dope up]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

  1. Any viscous liquid or paste, such as a lubricant, used in preparing a surface.
  2. An absorbent material used to hold a liquid.
  3. In the context of "uncountable|aeronautics": Any varnish used to coat a part, such as an airplane wing or a hot-air balloon in order to waterproof, strengthen, etc.
  4. In the context of "uncountable|slang": Any narcotic or similar drug which produces euphoria or satisfies an addiction.
  5. In the context of "uncountable|slang": Any illicit drug.
  6. In the context of "uncountable|slang": Information.
    What's the latest dope on the stock market?
  7. In the context of "countable|slang": A stupid person.

Translations

viscous liquid used to prepare a surface
absorbent material used to hold a liquid
aeronautics: varnish used to waterproof, strengthen, etc.
slang: any narcotic
slang: any illicit drug
slang: information
  • French: infos
slang: a stupid person

Verb

  1. In the context of "transitive|slang}} To affect with drugs.

Extensive Definition

Dope may refer to:

See also

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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