dope up

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of dope up

: to give (someone) a drug that affects the ability to think or behave normally usually used as (be) doped up
  • I was doped up with/on painkillers after my surgery.

Word by Word Definitions

dope play
  1. : a thick liquid or pasty preparation

  2. : a preparation for giving a desired quality to a substance or surface

  3. : absorbent or adsorbent material used in various manufacturing processes (such as the making of dynamite)

  1. : to treat or affect with dope

  2. : figure out

  3. : to treat with a dopant

  1. : excellent

up play
  1. : in or into a higher position or level

  2. : from beneath the ground or water to the surface

  3. : from below the horizon

  1. : risen above the horizon

  2. : standing

  3. : being out of bed

  1. used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of

  2. : up into or in the

  3. : in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of

  1. : one in a high or advantageous position

  2. : an upward slope

  3. : a period or state of prosperity or success

  1. : to rise from a lying or sitting position

  2. : to move upward : ascend

  3. used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated


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