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Date: 1800-1900
Language: Dutch
Origin: doop 'sauce'

dope

1 noun
     
Related topics: Drug Culture
dope1 informal
1 [uncountable]MDD a drug that is not legal, especially marijuana:
Jeff used to smoke dope all the time.
2 [countable] spoken a stupid person [= idiot]:
What a dope!
3MD

dope test

a test given to people or animals taking part in a sport, to see if they have taken or have been given a drug to improve their performance
4

the dope (on somebody/something)

new information about someone or something, especially information that not many people know:
What's the dope on the new guy?

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