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Definition of "dopy" [dopy]

  • Slang Variant of dopey. (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 "dopy" in a sentence
  • "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."
  • "Chloral, veronal, etc., only made him "dopy," irritable and depressed, but did not give him one hour of sound sleep."
  • "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."
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