1. [ noun ] (pharmacology) the most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect
Synonyms: gage marijuana pot grass marihuana weed ganja sess sens smoke skunk Mary_Jane cannabis
Related terms: soft_drug controlled_substance acapulco_gold hemp joint
2. [ noun ] (pharmacology) street names for marijuana
Synonyms: gage locoweed sess mary_jane pot sens green_goddess skunk smoke weed grass
Related terms: cannabis smoke
3. [ verb ] take drugs to improve one's athletic performance
Related terms: drug
4. [ noun ] (botany) a strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared
Synonyms: marihuana ganja pot grass weed gage sess sens skunk Mary-Jane Cannabis_sativa marijuana
Related terms: hemp acapulco_gold
5. [ noun ] an ignorant or foolish person
Synonyms: booby dummy boob pinhead dumbbell
Related terms: simpleton sin
6. [ verb ] (pharmacology) give a narcotic to
Synonyms: dope_up

"The athletes were dope by the coach before the race"

Related terms: drug soup medicine
7. [ verb ] (physics,electronics) add impurities to (a semiconductor) in order to produce or modify its properties; in electronics

: "The resistors have been doped"

Related terms: change electronics
8. [ noun ] (food) carbonated drink flavored with extract from Kola nuts (`dope' is a southernism in the United States)
Synonyms: cola
Related terms: soft_drink Coca_Cola Pepsi kola_nut US
9. [ noun ] slang terms for inside information
Synonyms: low-down skinny the_skinny poop

"is that the straight dope?"

Related terms: details
Similar spelling:   dopey