stupe

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stupe 1

 (sto͞op, styo͞op)
n.
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)
n. Slang
A stupid person.

[Short for stupid.]

stupe

(stjuːp)
n
(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]

stupe

(stjuːp)
n
slang US a stupid person; clot

stupe1

(stup, styup)

n.
a hot, wet cloth applied to the skin as a counterirritant.
[1350–1400; < Latin stuppa < Greek stýppē flax, hemp]

stupe2

(stup)

n.
Slang. a stupid person.
[1755–65; by shortening of stupid]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stupe - a person who is not very brightstupe - 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
simpleton, simple - a person lacking intelligence or common sense
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17) Scatological language is echoed at other points in the text: curris, stupes, satagis, tamquam mus in matella (58); and sed cum mulsi pultarium obduxi, frigori laecasin dico (42).