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From dope (stupid person) +‎ -y.

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dopey (comparative more dopey, superlative most dopey)

  1. Stupid, silly.
    • 2010, Nicky Haslam, Redeeming Features (page 211)
      We were all convinced there was a poltergeist in David's flat and had the dopey idea of taking it as a present to Jimmy. We “captured'” the ghost in a paper bag []

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