Synonyms of dope in English:


See US English definition of dope

See UK English definition of dope

See Spanish definition of droga


1‘he was caught smuggling dope’

drugs, narcotics, addictive drugs, recreational drugs, illegal drugs
cannabis, heroin

2‘what a dope she must have looked’

fool, idiot, halfwit, nincompoop, blockhead, buffoon, dunce, dolt, ignoramus, cretin, imbecile, dullard, moron, simpleton, clod
informal ninny, chump, dimwit, nitwit, goon, dumbo, dummy, dum-dum, dumb-bell, loon, jackass, bonehead, fathead, numbskull, dunderhead, chucklehead, knucklehead, muttonhead, pudding-head, thickhead, wooden-head, airhead, pinhead, lamebrain, pea-brain, birdbrain, zombie, jerk, nerd, dipstick, donkey, noodle
British informal nit, numpty, twit, clot, ass, goat, plonker, berk, prat, pillock, wally, git, wazzock, divvy, nerk, twerp, charlie, mug, muppet
Scottish informal nyaff, balloon, sumph, gowk
Irish informal gobdaw
North American informal schmuck, bozo, boob, lamer, turkey, schlepper, chowderhead, dumbhead, dumbass, goofball, goof, goofus, galoot, dork, lummox, klutz, putz, schlemiel, sap, meatball, gink, cluck, clunk, ding-dong, dingbat, wiener, weeny, dip, simp, spud, coot, palooka, poop, squarehead, yo-yo, dingleberry
US informal wing nut
Australian, New Zealand informal drongo, dill, alec, galah, nong, bogan, poon, boofhead
South African informal mompara
British vulgar slang knobhead
North American vulgar slang asshat
archaic tomfool, noddy, clodpole, loggerhead, spoony, mooncalf

3‘the government had plenty of dope on Mr Dixon’

information, details, particulars, facts, figures, statistics, data
knowledge, intelligence
instruction, advice, guidance, direction, counsel, enlightenment
news, notice, word
material, documentation, documents
informal info, the low-down, the inside story, the latest, bumf, deets
British informal gen


1‘the horse was doped before the race’

drug, administer drugs to, administer narcotics to, administer opiates to
tamper with, interfere with
disable, stupefy, sedate, befuddle, inebriate, intoxicate, narcotize, incapacitate, weaken
knock out, anaesthetize, give an anaesthetic to, make unconscious, render unconscious
British informal nobble

2‘they may have doped his drink at the club’

add drugs to, tamper with, adulterate, contaminate
informal lace, spike, slip a Mickey Finn into, doctor, cut