noun: dope; plural noun: dopes
a drug taken illegally for recreational purposes, especially marijuana or heroin.
"my dad caught me smoking dope"
a stupid person.
"though he wasn't an intellectual giant, he was no dope either"
information about a subject, especially if not generally known.
"our reviewer will give you the dope on hot spots around the town"
verb: dope; 3rd person present: dopes; past tense: doped; past participle: doped; gerund or present participle: doping
administer drugs to (a racehorse, greyhound, or athlete) in order to inhibit or enhance sporting performance.
"the horse was doped before the race"
early 19th century (in the sense ‘thick liquid’): from Dutch doop ‘sauce’, from doopen ‘to dip, mix’.