from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Slang Variant of dopey.

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  • adj. Alternative spelling of dopey.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Stupid, as if under the influence of some drug; dull; heavy. Also dopey.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having or revealing stupidity


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  • There had already been half a dozen casualties -- no deaths but bites and slashings, almost all from the little carnivores contemptuously known as dopy joes.

    Tunnel In The Sky

  • Chloral, veronal, etc., only made him "dopy," irritable and depressed, but did not give him one hour of sound sleep.

    Woman Her Sex and Love Life

  • Well, he got worse and worse, and sometimes when I went there he didn't know me, being out of his head or kind of dopy with the doctor's stuff, the shadow being over him, as Irish people say.

    Love, the Fiddler

  • That has been largely dispelled by Karl Giberson's book "Saving Darwin: How to be a Christian and Believe in Evolution" 2008, HaperCollins, where he traces out a clear history of American Fundamentalism and its dopy offspring -- creationism.

    Matt J. Rossano: Creationism: That (Not So) Old Time Religion

  • The next time your elected officials propose something this dopy (and my head nearly went explodey when I saw it weekend before last), ask "Why?"

    Be civic-minded -- get naked (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • I fix up all of the extras, get the plates around, and do all of the other incidentals: in return, when I do something particularly dopy, like comment on a romantic moment with a Beavis chuckle of Heh heh heh, I'm gonna score.

    Do it right (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • This is as much "emotional" portrayal of these characters as we get; the rest of the story continues to wring equally asinine changes on an already dopy idea.

    Experimental Fiction

  • In a 2010 tour of the White House, my former favorite Beatle, Liverpool High grad Paul McCartney, would capture the pop zeitgeist perfectly both in terms of content and dopy condescension.

    Deconstructing Obama

  • take advantage of dopy spellers on eBay

    Creased or Folded? hecklerspray Tells You the Way it is

  • He was sort of freckly, sort of cute, a little dopy, and about as punk rock as a Jehovahs Witness could possibly be on his off days without someone reporting him to the elders.

    I'm Perfect, You're Doomed


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