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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)
n. Slang
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


(stup, styup)

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]
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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Ali, ona se nada, da ce se Srpkinje iduci put obilnije odazvati, jer i one trebaju kao kceri tako junackog naroda da stupe u redove kulturnih boraca zenskih interesa, da tako budu dostojne svojih viteakih muzeva.