stupe

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /stjuːp/, /stuːp/
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  • Rhymes: -uːp

Etymology 1[edit]

Shortening of stupid.

Noun[edit]

stupe (plural stupes)

  1. (slang) A stupid person or (rarely) thing.
    He thinks Santa lives at the South Pole? What a stupe!
    • 1984, Stephen King, Gramma
      George put the phone back on the hook in a hurry, his face burning.
      She doesn't know it's you, stupe. There's six parties on the line!

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English, from Latin stūpa, variant of stuppa.

Noun[edit]

stupe (plural stupes)

  1. A hot, wet medicated cloth or sponge applied externally.
    • 1623, John Fletcher, The Lover's Progress
      And get your plasters, and your warm stupes ready.

Verb[edit]

stupe (third-person singular simple present stupes, present participle stuping, simple past and past participle stuped)

  1. To foment with such a cloth or sponge.
    • 1676, Richard Wiseman, Severall Chirurgical Treatises
      stupe it at least thrice a Day

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

stupē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of stupeō

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse stúpa.

Verb[edit]

stupe (imperative stup, present tense stuper, passive stupes, simple past stupte, past participle stupt, present participle stupende)

  1. to dive, plunge

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

stupe (present tense stuper or styp, past tense stupte or staup, supine stupt or stope, past participle stupt or stopen, present participle stupande, imperative stup)

  1. Alternative form of stupa