Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Intermediate Dictionary
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
Show Word Parts
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
dope

dope

 
pronunciation:
dop
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a product that is used to protect and strengthen fabric or paper, as on balloons or model airplane wings.
synonyms:
varnish
similar words:
lacquer, shellac
definition 2: (informal) a narcotic or drug.
synonyms:
drug, narcotic
similar words:
acid, grass, upper, weed
definition 3: (informal) a slow, stupid person.
I felt like a dope when I noticed I'd put my socks on over my shoes.
synonyms:
clod
similar words:
ass, dummy, dunce
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: doped, dopes, doping
definition: (informal) to give drugs or narcotics to.
They doped me before putting my dislocated shoulder back in place.
synonyms:
drug
similar words:
poison
derivation: doper (n.)