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- plural of ; users of dope.
- I'm not happy yet," Coles says. "But I'm grateful. I was on my feet, in the cold, paying dopers to sleep in a warm spot and wash up. I was ready to give up. 
- Clueless dopers become easy prey for the violent men who flourish in prison society. Papa himself relates at least two incidents where he was attacked by other prisoners, one mentally disturbed, the other just plain mean.