[ roo-fee ]
/ ˈru fi /
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a dose of the sedative flunitrazepam, especially in tablet form, notoriously used to facilitate date rape or acquaintance rape.
verb (used with object)
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.
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Origin of roofie
First recorded in 1990–95; alteration and shortening of Rohypnol
Words nearby roofie
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Medical definitions for roofie
[ rōō′fē ]
A tablet of the sedative flunitrazepam.
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