dopey

or dop·y

[ doh-pee ]
/ ˈdoʊ pi /

adjective, dop·i·er, dop·i·est.Informal.

stupid; inane: It was rather dopey of him to lock himself out.
sluggish or befuddled from or as from the use of narcotics or alcohol.

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Origin of dopey

An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900; dope + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM dopey

dop·i·ness, dop·ey·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for dopey

dopey

dopy

/ (ˈdəʊpɪ) /

adjective dopier or dopiest

slang silly
informal half-asleep or in a state of semiconsciousness, as when under the influence of a drug

Derived forms of dopey

dopily, adverbdopiness, noun
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