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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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We stuped him in fomentation for about an hour and put him in ice for the next four hours.
Therefore, STUPED believes that while the BL message can be successfully communicated to committed consumers who are in fact aware that they are the targets of advertising manipulations, such enlightened consumers are insufficiently numerous for the campaigns to provide significant progress.
But I am not looking forward to her droning on with that stuped mid-Atlantic accent she puts on for the cameras.