Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.


1. (Botany) covered with poppies
2. (Pharmacology) of or relating to the effects of poppies, esp in inducing drowsiness or sleep
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014


(ˈpɒp id)

1. covered with poppies: poppied fields.
2. listless or drowsy from or as if from opium.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in classic literature ?
He has no poppied or honeyed cakes through which to give the monster sleep or sustenance.
had breathed the poppied fumes of all its glorious unreality" and the effect is to render the mundane world of his experience "an evil dream" (595).
The poppied crowds reflected and, perhaps more in years gone by, remembered lost friends and relatives.