doo·​bie ˈdü-bē How to pronounce doobie (audio)
: a marijuana cigarette : joint

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The stock was trading at around $360 at the time, making the doobie-smokin’ price a substantial premium. Ian Bogost, The Atlantic, 14 Apr. 2022 For knocking around with, cracking a joke, sharing a doobie, firing a paintball? James Parker, The Atlantic, 11 Mar. 2022 Scientists on both ends of the spectrum disagree on the effects of the doobie, and meanwhile the tokers just keep bogeying up on the high side. Chris Hays,, 10 July 2021 Also known as doobie, fatty, J, bone, cone or a spliff, and mixed with tobacco Kief: The leftover residue when the flower is separated from the cannabis plant. Kathleen Gray, Detroit Free Press, 3 Dec. 2019 For much of the video, her hair is swept up in headscarves; it’s no Rihanna doobie wrap, but it’s striking (and maternal) all the same. Hannah Giorgis, The Atlantic, 29 May 2018 Each model was given a doobie wrap of sorts, with hair blow dried, tightened, and flattened to the head in a circular pattern using Redken’s Hardwear Hair Gel. Kathleen Hou, The Cut, 13 Sep. 2017 See More

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Word History


origin unknown

First Known Use

1967, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of doobie was in 1967

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Cite this Entry

“Doobie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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