the dope

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the dope

informal
: information about someone or something that is not commonly or immediately known
  • What's the dope on the new guy?
  • The magazine claims to have the inside dope on her new romance.
  • Give me the straight dope on it.

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


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