roofie

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Etymology[edit]

From some pronunciations of Rohypnol, a brand name of flunitrazepam.

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Noun[edit]

roofie (plural roofies)

  1. (slang, often plural only) The date rape drug flunitrazepam.
  2. (by extension) Any drug designed to make someone drowsy or disoriented.

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Verb[edit]

roofie (third-person singular simple present roofies, present participle roofying, simple past and past participle roofied)

  1. (slang, transitive) To put roofies in, to spike with roofies.
    Someone roofied her drink, but she found out and poured it out.
  2. (slang, transitive) To cause someone to (usually unknowingly) ingest roofies.
    • 2012, Amanda Miller, Celebrity Blind
      Melody figured roofying him was the only way she could get him to her guest room, for the intimate photos she planned to take.