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Date: Aug 30 2001


1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

“When I heard Justin singing, I said, ‘Dude, that’s dope!”’

- Lance Bass, member of NSYNC.


1. Definition - Study the definition.

good, great, cool, fantastic, excellent

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

Dope is a common word amongst young people that means cool, but very few adults use it. You should be careful when using dope, because it’s only appropriate in relaxed social settings. You wouldn’t want to use dope in a conversation with a teacher, or at your job, because dope is also slang for drugs!


1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

“That car is dope! I want to get a Porsche like that someday.”

“Mark bought a dope CD yesterday. It’s by this group called the Gorillaz. Have you heard of them? I think they’re from England.”

“Requiem for a Dream is the dopest movie ever. I loved it. I can’t wait to watch it again.”

“Have you seen Jamal’s new bike? It’s dope!”


1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

As far as I know dope means drug especially marijuana. But I think in the context like this it means cool stuff, something that is really good and interesting. It is sort of derived from the original meaning because drug implies pleasure, it takes you high. So something that gives you real excitement was called dope.
by Dennis (Ukraine)
Dope is something which makes you feel out of this world, may be relaxing something which makes you feel light on your senses.
by Nishchal (Jaipur, India)
i think “dope” means great, cool.
by Reema
Unbelievable feeling.
by Niki
Dope means” Pretty cool”, it is wonderful.
by Robin
I think ‘dope’ means great, cool, phat, hot or da bomb!
by ogb

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Saudi Arabia

dope means this lesson is so dope!!

12:35 PM Sep 10 2009 |

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