dope /ˈdop/ 名詞
1. Any thick liquid or pasty preparation, as of opium for medicinal purposes, of grease for a lubricant, etc.
2. Any preparation, as of opium, used to stupefy or, in the case of a race horse, to stimulate. [Slang or Cant]
3. An absorbent material; esp., in high explosives, the sawdust, infusorial earth, mica, etc., mixed with nitroglycerin to make a damp powder (dynamite, etc.) less dangerous to transport, and ordinarily explosive only by suitable fulminating caps.
4. Information concerning the previous performances of race horses, or other facts concerning them which may be of assistance in judging of their chances of winning future races; similar information concerning other sports; by extension, any information not generally known, especially when coming from an inside source; as, the inside dope. [Sporting Slang]
get the dope on learn the true story; get the inside information.
Dope, v. t.
1. To treat or affect with dope; as, to dope nitroglycerin; specif.: (a) To give stupefying drugs to; to drug. [Slang] (b) To administer a stimulant to (a horse) to increase his speed. It is a serious offense against the laws of racing. [Race-track Slang]
2. To judge or guess; to predict the result of, as by the aid of dope. [Slang]
n 1: street names for marijuana [syn: pot, grass, green
goddess, weed, gage, sess, sens, smoke, skunk,
locoweed, Mary Jane]
2: an ignorant or foolish person [syn: dumbbell, dummy, boob,
3: carbonated drink flavored with extract from Kola nuts
(`dope' is a southernism in the United States) [syn: cola]
4: slang terms for inside information; "is that the straight
dope?" [syn: poop, the skinny, low-down]
v 1: take drugs to improve one's athletic performance
2: add impurities to (a semiconductor) in order to produce or
modify its properties; "The resistors have been doped"
3: give a narcotic to; "The athletes were dope by the coach
before the race" [syn: dope up]