[ roo-fee ]

  1. a dose of the sedative flunitrazepam, especially in tablet form, notoriously used to facilitate date rape or acquaintance rape.

verb (used with object)
  1. to dose (a person) with flunitrazepam or a similar drug, usually hiding it in a drink, in order to rape or otherwise victimize that person.

Origin of roofie

First recorded in 1990–95; alteration and shortening of Rohypnol

Words Nearby roofie Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023