dope

dope
dope1 [dəup US doup] n informal
[Date: 1800-1900; : Dutch; Origin: doop 'sauce']
1.) [U]
a drug that is not legal, especially ↑marijuana
Jeff used to smoke dope all the time.
2.) spoken
a stupid person
= ↑idiot
What a dope!
3.) dope test
a test given to people or animals taking part in a sport, to see if they have taken or have been given a drug to improve their performance
4.) the dope (on sb/sth)
new information about someone or something, especially information that not many people know
What's the dope on the new guy?
dope 2
dope2 v [T usually passive]
1.) also dope sb up
to give a person or an animal a drug, often in their food or drink, to make them unconscious
The girl had been doped and kidnapped.
2.) to give an animal a drug that makes it perform better in a race
3.) be doped (up)
BrE to be unable to think or behave normally, because of the effects of drugs or alcohol
be doped (up) on
She was doped up on drink and drugs most of the time.
dope 3
dope3 adj AmE informal
very good
Check out our dope new album.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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