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Definition of "dopey" [dop•ey]

  • Slang Dazed or lethargic, as if drugged. (adjective)
  • Slang Stupid; doltish: a dopey kid. (adjective)
  • Slang Silly; foolish: a dopey answer. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dopey" in a sentence
  • "That was one victory for the Harold and Kumar series — the idea that Asian-Americans could star in dopey American comedies, too."
  • "I'm thinking that it must be name recognition that got her in the top 100, it sure as hell isn't her looks, unless fat and dopey is all of a sudden the newest, hottest look."
  • "Stephany rolls her eyes at certain dopey newspapers."