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dope

noun uk   /dəʊp/  us   /doʊp/

dope noun (DRUG)

[U] informal marijuana, or, more generally, any type of illegal drug: They were arrested for smoking/selling/buying dope.

dope noun (PERSON)

[C] informal a silly person: You shouldn't have told him, you dope!

dope

verb [T] uk   /dəʊp/  us   /doʊp/
to give a person or an animal drugs in order to make them perform better or worse in a competition: They were arrested for doping racehorses. to give a person or an animal a drug to make them want to sleep: We always have to dope up our cat for long car journeys.

dope

adjective slang
very good: This music is dope.
Translations of “dope”
in Vietnamese chất ma túy…
in Spanish droga…
in Thai ยาเสพติด (คำสแลง)…
in Malaysian ubat…
in French drogue…
in German das Rauschgift…
in Chinese (Traditional) 毒品, 大麻…
in Indonesian obat bius…
in Russian наркотик, болван…
in Turkish esrar, uyuşturucu madde, budala…
in Chinese (Simplified) 毒品, 大麻…
in Polish prochy, trawka, bałwan…
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