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See also: dopé and døpe

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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch doop, from dopen, from Middle Dutch dopen, from Old Dutch *dōpen, from Proto-Germanic *daupijaną.

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dope (countable and uncountable, plural dopes)

  1. (uncountable) Any viscous liquid or paste, such as a lubricant, used in preparing a surface.
  2. (uncountable) An absorbent material used to hold a liquid.
  3. (uncountable, aeronautics) Any varnish used to coat a part, such as an airplane wing or a hot-air balloon in order to waterproof, strengthen, etc.
  4. (uncountable, slang) Any illicit or narcotic drug that produces euphoria or satisfies an addiction; particularly heroin.
    • 1953, Tom Lehrer, Too Many Songs by Tom Lehrer, Pantheon, 1981, p. 18
      Here's a cure for all your troubles, here's an end to all distress. It's the old dope peddler, with his powdered happiness.
  5. (uncountable, slang) Information, usually from an inside source, originally in horse racing and other sports.
    What's the latest dope on the stock market?
  6. (countable, slang) A stupid person.
  7. (US, Ohio) dessert topping

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dope (third-person singular simple present dopes, present participle doping, simple past and past participle doped)

  1. (transitive, slang) To affect with drugs.
  2. (transitive) To treat with dope (lubricant, etc.).
  3. (transitive, electronics) To add a dopant such as arsenic to (a pure semiconductor such as silicon).
  4. (slang) To use drugs.
  5. (slang, transitive, dated) To judge or guess; to predict the result of.

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dope (comparative doper, superlative dopest)

  1. (slang) Amazing.
    That party was dope!

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dope

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of dopen

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dope

  1. First-person singular present of dopen.
  2. Imperative singular of dopen.
  3. First-person singular subjunctive I of dopen.
  4. Third-person singular subjunctive I of dopen.

IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From dop +‎ -e.

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dope

  1. back, behind, aback

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dope

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of dopar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of dopar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of dopar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of dopar.