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soaper

[soh-per] /ˈsoʊ pər/
noun, Slang.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; soap (opera) + -er1
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soaper

noun

A sedative drug, methaqualone; Quaalude2: an apparently insatiable market for the ''sopers''

[1960s+ Narcotics; fr Sopor, the trademark of a brand of the drug, fr the Latin root for ''sleep'']


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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