Definitions for: Dope


[n] a soft drug consisting of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect
[n] slang terms for inside information; "is that the straight dope?"
[n] carbonated drink flavored with extract from Kola nuts (`dope' is a southernism in the United States)
[n] an ignorant or foolish person
[n] a strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared
[v] add impurities to (a semiconductor) in order to produce or modify its properties; in electronics; "The resistors have been doped"
[v] give a narcotic to; "The athletes were dope by the coach before the race"
[v] take dope



Webster (1913) Definition: Dope (d[=o]p), n. [D. doop a dipping, fr. doopen to dip.
Cf. Dip.]
1. Any thick liquid or pasty preparation, as of opium for
medicinal purposes, of grease for a lubricant, etc.

2. Any preparation, as of opium, used to stupefy or, in the
case of a race horse, to stimulate. [Slang or Cant]

3. An absorbent material; esp., in high explosives, the
sawdust, infusorial earth, mica, etc., mixed with
nitroglycerin to make a damp powder (dynamite, etc.) less
dangerous to transport, and ordinarily explosive only by
suitable fulminating caps.

4. Information concerning the previous performances of race
horses, or other facts concerning them which may be of
assistance in judging of their chances of winning future
races; sometimes, similar information concerning other
sports. [Sporting Slang]


Dope, v. t.
1. To treat or affect with dope; as, to dope nitroglycerin;
specif.:
(a) To give stupefying drugs to; to drug. [Slang]
(b) To administer a stimulant to (a horse) to increase his
speed. It is a serious offense against the laws of
racing. [Race-track Slang]

2. To judge or guess; to predict the result of, as by the aid
of dope. [Slang]

Synonyms: boob, booby, cannabis, Cannabis sativa, cola, dope up, dumbbell, dummy, gage, gage, ganja, ganja, grass, grass, low-down, marihuana, marihuana, marijuana, marijuana, Mary Jane, Mary-Jane, pinhead, poop, pot, pot, sens, sens, sess, sess, skunk, skunk, smoke, the skinny, weed, weed

See Also: Acapulco gold, Acapulco gold, alter, cannabis, change, Coca Cola, Coke, cola nut, details, do drugs, dose, drug, drug, hemp, hemp, inside information, joint, kola nut, marijuana cigarette, Mexican green, Mexican green, Pepsi, Pepsi Cola, reefer, simple, simpleton, soft drink, soft drug, soup, spliff, stick

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