the dope

noun

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.

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“The dope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20dope. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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