roofie

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noun roof·ie \ˈrü-fē\

Definition of roofie

slang

  1. :  a tablet of a powerful benzodiazepine sedative and hypnotic drug C16H12FN3O3 that is not licensed for medical use in the U.S. but is used illicitly

Origin and Etymology of roofie

probably by shortening & alteration from Rohypnol, a trademark name for the drug


First Known Use: 1994


Medical Dictionary

roofie

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noun roof·ie \ˈrü-fē\

Medical Definition of roofie

plural

roofies

  1. slang :  a tablet of flunitrazepam used illicitly


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