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Oxford dictionary definition of the word dope:
1 informal a drug taken illegally for recreational purposes, especially cannabis or (US) heroin:
police arrested a protester for smoking dope
a drug given to a racehorse or greyhound to inhibit or enhance its performance.
a drug taken by an athlete to improve performance:
he failed a dope test
2 [count noun] informal a stupid person:
though he wasn’t an intellectual giant, he was no dope either
3 informal information about a subject, especially if not generally known:
our reviewer will give you the dope on hot spots around the town
4a varnish formerly applied to fabric surfaces of aircraft to strengthen them and keep them airtight.
a thick liquid used as a lubricant.
a substance added to petrol to increase its effectiveness.
1administer drugs to (a racehorse, greyhound, or athlete) in order to inhibit or enhance sporting performance:
the horse was doped before the race
(be doped up) informal be heavily under the influence of drugs, typically illegal ones:
he was so doped up that he can’t remember a thing
treat (food or drink) with drugs:
maybe they had doped her Perrier
[no object] informal, dated regularly take illegal drugs.
2smear or cover with varnish or other thick liquid:
she doped the surface with photographic emulsion
3 Electronics add an impurity to (a semiconductor) to produce a desired electrical characteristic.
that suit is dope!
dope something out
informal, dated work out something:
they met to dope out plans for covering the event
early 19th century (in the sense ‘thick liquid’): from Dutch doop ‘sauce’, from doopen ‘to dip, mix’