Main definitions of stupe in English

: stupe1stupe2

stupe1

noun

Archaic
  • A piece of soft cloth or cotton wool dipped in hot water and used to make a poultice.

verb

[WITH OBJECT]Archaic
  • Treat with a stupe poultice.

Origin

Late Middle English (as a noun): via Latin from Greek stupē.

Pronunciation:

stupe

/stjuːp/

Main definitions of stupe in English

: stupe1stupe2

stupe2

noun

informal
  • A stupid person.

    ‘it was a show for epsilon-minus stupes’
    idiot, ass, halfwit, nincompoop, blockhead, buffoon, dunce, dolt, ignoramus, cretin, imbecile, dullard, moron, simpleton, clod
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Origin

Mid 18th century: abbreviation of stupid.

Pronunciation:

stupe

/stjuːp/