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stupe 1(sto͞op, styo͞op)
A hot, wet, often medicated cloth used as a compress.
[Middle English, from Latin stuppa, stūpa, tow, from Greek stuppē, stupeion, coarse fiber of hemp or flax.]
stupe 2(sto͞op, styo͞op)
A stupid person.
[Short for stupid.]
(Medicine) med a hot damp cloth, usually sprinkled with an irritant, applied to the body to relieve pain by counterirritation
[C14: from Latin stuppa flax, from Greek stuppē]
slang US a stupid person; clot
a hot, wet cloth applied to the skin as a counterirritant.
[1350–1400; < Latin stuppa < Greek stýppē flax, hemp]
Slang. a stupid person.
[1755–65; by shortening of stupid]
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|Noun||1.||stupe - a person who is not very bright; "The economy, stupid!"|
berk - a stupid person who is easy to take advantage of
blockhead, bonehead, dumbass, dunce, dunderhead, fuckhead, hammerhead, knucklehead, loggerhead, lunkhead, muttonhead, numskull, shithead - a stupid person; these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence
klutz - (Yiddish) a clumsy dolt