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 in the plural) Rohypnol.
    Synonyms: rope, roaches
    • 2017, “Kill Jill”, in Boomiverse, performed by Big Boi ft. Killer Mike & Jeezy:
      Since 17, been countin' Ms, my bank account's on Goofy / They say Cosby gave em roofies, now who know what the truth is?
  2. (slang, 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 or roofieing, 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 away.
  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.