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doper

[doh-per] /ˈdoʊ pər/
noun, Slang.
1.
a drug addict.
2.
pusher (def 2).
Origin of doper
1910-1915
1910-15; dope + -er1
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  • I was just getting mad thinking I was only fit for the open summer trail, chasing up pelts with a bunch of these doper neches.

    The Heart of Unaga Ridgwell Cullum
Slang definitions & phrases for doper

doper

modifier

: with all these doper cops loose/ seemed merely a statement of doper hipness

noun

A narcotics addict or user: alerting dopers of every stripe that where the penalties had been stiff, they would now be feudal/ I think to myself, some dopers're having a disagreement (1889+ Narcotics)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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