dopey

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adjective dop·ey \ˈdō-pē\

Definition of dopey

dopier

dopiest

  1. 1 a :  dulled by alcohol or a narcotic b :  sluggish, stupefied

  2. 2 :  stupid, fatuous <dopey sitcoms>

dopily

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dopiness

noun

Examples of dopey in a sentence

  1. I'm still a little dopey from the painkillers.

  2. After being up all night I was pretty dopey at work.

1896

First Known Use of dopey

1896

Variants of dopey

less commonly

dopy


DOPEY Defined for English Language Learners

dopey

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adjective dop·ey \ˈdō-pē\

Definition of dopey for English Language Learners

  • : feeling the effects of a drug

  • : slow because you are tired

  • : foolish or stupid


DOPEY Defined for Kids

dopey

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adjective dop·ey \ˈdō-pē\

Definition of dopey for Students

dopier

dopiest

  1. 1 :  lacking alertness and activity <I feel dopey early in the morning.>

  2. 2 :  stupid 2 <a dopey remark>


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