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

1895–1900, Americanism; dope + -y1

dopiness, dopeyness, noun Unabridged
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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
'dopily or dopy
'dopiness or dopy

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Word Origin & History

1896, from dope + -y (2).
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Slang Dictionary

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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Example sentences
What's really dopey is that they want more for the digital subscription than
  for the print.
Obviously, doing the dopey funny films is his main cash source.
Animals who feel secure and happy are dopey and relaxed.
But they released the teaser before the screenings, which was dopey and exactly
  opposite of the plan.
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