dopey


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to dopey: Enneagram

dopey

1. Stupid or silly. I can't ask that dopey kid to the prom! Geez, what a dopey answer.
2. Under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Boy, was I dopey when I woke up from my surgery!
3. Tired. That movie made me dopey, that's how boring it was.

dopey

1. mod. stupid. That was a dopey thing to do.
2. mod. sleepy. The soft music made him dopey.
3. mod. drug intoxicated. The chick is too dopey to drive. See that she gets home, Ralphy, huh?
References in periodicals archive ?
Because of that, Stann will learn in his career five times faster than Dopey can ever hope to.
She picks and chooses which rabbits she gets on with but with a successful meet at the centre Dopey could be a friend for an existing rabbit.
"We've found he would appear dopey and sleep with his eyes open when he had taken meds.
caption: Dopey robber Anthony Branighan, above; and top, the Tesco Express shop which he tried to rob Main picture by MICHELLE MADDISON
She adds: "It is not only dopey nurseries in Oxfordshire who have banned Baa Baa Black Sheep.
For 2005's most monumentally dopey examples of cinematic gay panic, you have to dig deeper into the dark discount house of the year's stupidest films.
How could a camera and Earl Tupper's dopey line of American plastic products enable an artist to reach the heights of sublimity without sustained, soul-searching exertion and its ill effects?
Mrs John correctly answered last Wednesday's question by telling us the seventh dwarf was Dopey.
"Why pick this dopey thing" to encode, Rosenheim wondered to the press.
In Swan Lake, the elegiac poses of Vanya Verikosa's Odette brought back memories of Natalia Makarova, while Medulli Lobotomov's bewigged and girdled Siegfried--one of the company's slightly dopey straight men--resurrects the fifty-year-old who created the part, Pavel Gerdt.
Even in Laura Miller's critical review of Lehrman's own dopey book, The Lipstick Proviso, which argues that women should reject feminism because what feminism is really about is forbidding women to wear lipstick or pantyhose, we learn that while most women are sensible about feminism, "a handful of college professors" and women in "women's studies programs" probably do fit Lehrman's stereotype of feminists as a "battalion of scolding academics who condemn makeup." There we are again--doctrinaire, cudgel-wielding Ninjas in combat boots--and we want most women, as the title of this review suggests, to be "Oppressed by Liberation."
Now when Dopey wanted to buy a new pickax on credit, she'd authorize $100 for the pickax and appropriate $20 each year for five years to make the payments on it.
Undoubtedly assembled for course adoptions and organized in a conspicuously balanced format that gives all views--intelligent and dopey, left and right, practical and theoretical--eqaul time in the sun, The Great School Debate culls a bit of everything from the controversy surrounding the Decline and Fall report of 1983 (A Nation at Risk, by the National Commission on Excellence in Education).
The Canadian's 8,000-mile odyssey is the kind of dopey, romantic thing women go for.
SO Katie Price's wedding ceremony to dopey Alex Reid will cost a bargain pounds 100,000.