Etymology
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dopey (adj.)

"sluggish, stupefied," with or as with a narcotic drug; also "stupid" generally, 1896, from dope (n.) + -y (2). Related: Dopiness.

updated on September 30, 2018

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Definitions of dopey from WordNet

dopey (adj.)
having or revealing stupidity;
a dopey kid
a dopey answer
Synonyms: anserine / dopy / foolish / goosey / goosy / gooselike / jerky
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