One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A cannabis cigarette.
- ‘They dress garishly, drink flute after flute of bubbly, chain-smoke cigarettes and giant doobies, snort piles of cocaine (or pastry flour, if they've been duped) and throw themselves at every young muscled thing in their vicinity.’
- ‘Later that night, our group sought refuge from misery by demolishing a hand-rolled doobie the size of a Cuban cigar.’
- ‘Relaunch with a new offer: a complimentary doobie with each and every order.’
- ‘Aside from giving people a safe, friendly place to light up their doobies, the cafe would boost the local economy, he said.’
- ‘I'm gonna smoke a fat doobie and chill until New Year's Eve.’
- ‘You can't get halfway through your doobie before the song is over.’
- ‘The favorite pastime on this Hawaiian vacation was torching doobies and staring out at the horizon for hours on end.’
- ‘And then I would laugh and say yes, and that I was both thinking of criticizing them right now, and lighting up a fat doobie.’
- ‘It's the kind of music that would go well with a doobie and/or a nice dry red.’
- ‘The only problem was, he had spent all his money getting the last few precious doobies he could.’
- ‘After one successful inhalation I'm certain that the entire Los Angeles Police Department has spotted my doobie on radar and is on their way to beat me with sticks.’
- ‘Grope a boy, throw a party and pass round a doobie.’
- ‘And yet it is full of couch potatoes rolling doobie after doobie and overly felicitous teeth-grinding cokeheads trying frantically to get a word in edgewise.’
- ‘The guy rolling the doobie on the bunk at the end of the youth hostel (an ageist term if ever there was one!) could be anything, an Oz or a Swede, but he won't be an old geezer.’
- ‘I'm subjecting an actor to my gushing appraisal of his work when it becomes obvious that he and another actor are about to blow a doobie.’
- ‘No ordinary doobie, this one is rolled with four-leaf clovers which, when smoked by the Leprechaun, will rob him of all his magical powers.’
- ‘When I blaze up a doobie, all that happens is, I get a little monged out, extremely hungry and mostly sit around giggling at pretty much everything!’
- ‘Smoke a doobie the size of a submarine.’
- ‘It was a good day for public urinators and doobie smokers.’
- ‘With his sleep-eyed stare and droll delivery you'd swear he was hittin’ the doobie right before each take.’
1960s (originally US): of unknown origin.
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