Dope Definition

dōp
doped, dopes, doping, doper, dopest
noun
dopes
A narcotic, especially an addictive narcotic.
American Heritage
Narcotics considered as a group.
American Heritage
Any additive, as a food preservative.
Webster's New World
A drug used to stimulate or hinder a racehorse's performance.
Webster's New World
Any thick liquid or pasty substance, or other material, used to lubricate or absorb something.
Webster's New World
Antonyms:
braingenius
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verb
doped, dopes, doping
To administer a narcotic to.
Was doped up for the operation.
American Heritage
To add a narcotic to.
They doped his drink before robbing him.
American Heritage
To drug or stupefy.
Webster's New World
To introduce an adulterant, additive, or impurity into (another substance) in order to produce a deliberate change.
Webster's New World
To administer a performance-enhancing substance to (an athlete).
American Heritage
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adjective
doper, dopest
Excellent; outstanding.
American Heritage
The definition of dope is a slang term for something very good.
An example of dope is getting a $500 dollar bonus at work.
YourDictionary

(slang) Great, amazing or extraordinary.

That shit is dope!
Wiktionary
idiom
dope out
  • to figure out or work out; solve
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Dope

Noun

Singular:
dope
Plural:
dopes

Adjective

Base Form:
dope
Comparative:
doper
Superlative:
dopest

Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Dope

Origin of Dope

  • Dutch doop sauce from doopen to dip

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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