DOPY

dopey

[doh-pee]
adjective, dopier, dopiest. Informal.
1.
stupid; inane: It was rather dopey of him to lock himself out.
2.
sluggish or befuddled from or as from the use of narcotics or alcohol.
Also, dopy.


Origin:
1895–1900, Americanism; dope + -y1

dopiness, dopeyness, noun
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dopey or dopy (ˈdəʊpɪ)
 
adj , dopier, dopiest
1.  slang silly
2.  informal half-asleep or in a state of semiconsciousness, as when under the influence of a drug
 
dopy or dopy
 
adj
 
'dopily or dopy
 
adv
 
'dopiness or dopy
 
n

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dopey
1896, from dope + -y (2).
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dopey definition


  1. mod.
    stupid. : That was a dopey thing to do.
  2. mod.
    sleepy. : The soft music made him dopey.
  3. mod.
    drug intoxicated. : The chick is too dopey to drive. See that she gets home, Ralphy, huh?
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