Synonyms of dope in English:


See definition of dope


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, ass, halfwit, nincompoop, blockhead, buffoon, dunce, dolt, ignoramus, cretin, imbecile, dullard, moron, simpleton, clod

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 nit, numpty, twit, clot, goat, plonker, berk, prat, pillock, wally, git, wazzock, divvy, nerk, dork, twerp, charlie, mug, muppet

Scottish nyaff, balloon, sumph, gowk

Irish gobdaw

North American schmuck, bozo, boob, lamer, turkey, schlepper, chowderhead, dumbhead, goofball, goof, goofus, galoot, 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 wing nut

NZ Australian drongo, dill, alec, galah, nong, bogan, poon, boofhead

South African 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

info, gen, the low-down, the inside story, the latest, bumf, deets


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