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dop·ey

also dop·y  (dō′pē)
adj. dop·i·er, dop·i·est Slang
1. Dazed or lethargic, as if drugged.
2. Stupid; doltish: a dopey kid.
3. Silly; foolish: a dopey answer.
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dopey

(ˈdəʊpɪ) or

dopy

adj, dopier or dopiest
1. slang silly
2. informal half-asleep or in a state of semiconsciousness, as when under the influence of a drug
ˈdopily adv
ˈdopiness, ˈdopeyness n
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dop•ey

or dop•y

(ˈdoʊ pi)

adj. dop•i•er, dop•i•est. Informal.
1. stupid; inane.
2. sluggish or befuddled, as from the use of narcotics or alcohol.
[1895–1900, Amer.]
dop′i•ness, dop′ey•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dopey - having or revealing stupiditydopey - having or revealing stupidity; "ridiculous anserine behavior"; "a dopey answer"; "a dopey kid"; "some fool idea about rewriting authors' books"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
stupid - lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity
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dopey

dopy
adjective
1. drowsy, dazed, groggy (informal), drugged, muzzy, stupefied, half-asleep, woozy (informal) The medicine always made him feel dopey.
2. (Informal) stupid, simple, slow, thick, silly, foolish, dense, dumb (informal), senseless, goofy (informal), idiotic, dozy (Brit. informal), asinine, dumb-ass (slang) I was so dopey I believed him.
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dopey

also dopy
adjective
1. Slang. Lacking mental and physical alertness and activity:
2. Slang. Lacking in intelligence:
Informal: thick.
Slang: dimwitted.
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Translations
مُخَدَّر
otupělý
langsom i opfattelsensløv
uppdópaîur, í vímu
sersemlemiş

dopey

[ˈdəʊpɪ] ADJ (dopier (compar) (dopiest (superl))) (= drugged) → drogado, colocado; (= fuddled) → atontado; (= stupid) → corto
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

dopey

[ˈdəʊpi] adj
(because of drug, anaesthetic)comateux/euse
(= sleepy) [person] → à moitié endormi(e)
(= stupid) → abruti(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

dopey

, dopy
adj (+er) (inf: = stupid) → bekloppt (inf), → blöd (inf); (= sleepy, half-drugged)benommen, benebelt (inf)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

dopey

[ˈdəʊpɪ] (fam) adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (drugged) → inebetito/a; (stupid) → stupidotto/a; (sleepy) → addormentato/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

dope

(dəup) noun
any drug or drugs. He was accused of stealing dope from the chemist.
verb
to drug. They discovered that the racehorse had been doped.
ˈdopey adjective
made stupid (as if) by drugs. I was dopey from lack of sleep.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

dopey, doped up

adj (fam) drogado
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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