[ UK /dˈə‍ʊpi/ ]
[ US /ˈdoʊpi/ ]
  1. having or revealing stupidity
    some fool idea about rewriting authors' books
    a dopey answer
    a dopey kid
    ridiculous anserine behavior
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How To Use dopey In A Sentence

  • I was feeling sick, and dopey, from the cigarette, from lack of sleep, or from not being able to see the road ahead.
  • Relief is possible without having to resort to the conventional drugs that make you feel dopey. The Hayfever Handbook - a summer survival guide
  • Midnight came and went and suddenly it was 3.00 am, I'd drunk a shedload of Guinness, smoked a fair few fags and was starting to feel dopey.
  • ‘At the time it probably was a dopey thing to do,’ she admits cheerfully.
  • a dopey answer
  • The dopey scene, in which her lady-in-waiting, Alice, teaches her English, has been powerfully reinterpreted, with Katherine using her newly acquired vocabulary to taunt her guards.
  • What more can you say about a gangsta rap superstar who spits, deadpan: ‘Hokey pokey dopey lokey okey dokey’?
  • She is also smartish, though not book-smart, and pretty funny in a dopey hayseed sort of way. Michael Conniff: Is Sarah Palin Hot?
  • The song is pretty good, until the middle, which has this dopey spoken/sung part that's very clumsy.
  • One former reporter recalls an incident when the senior magistrate of the area was sitting and a particularly dopey defendant was in the dock for a motoring offence.
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