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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stupid, stupid person, stupe, dullard, dolt, pudding head, pudden-head, poor fish, pillocknoun

    a person who is not very bright

    "The economy, stupid!"

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Stupenoun

    Cloath or flax dipped in warm medicaments, and applied to a hurt or sore.

    Etymology: stupa, Latin.

    A fomentation was by some pretender to surgery applied with coarse woollen stupes, one of which was bound upon his leg. Richard Wiseman, Surgery.

  2. To Stupeverb

    To foment; to dress with stupes.

    Etymology: from the noun.

    The escar divide, and stupe the part affected with wine. Richard Wiseman.


  1. stupe

    A stupe is a cloth or pad used for warming, moistening, or medicating a part of the body in medical treatment. It provides local application of heat or medication. It can also be soaked in a therapeutic substance and applied to the skin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stupeverb

    cloth or flax dipped in warm water or medicaments and applied to a hurt or sore

  2. Stupeverb

    to foment with a stupe

  3. Stupenoun

    a stupid person

  4. Etymology: [See Stupid.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Stupe

    stūp, n. a fomentation, or rather the tow or cloth dipped in it, and used in its application.—v.t. to treat with a stupe.—adjs. Stū′pēous, covered with long loose filaments or scales—also Stū′pōse; Stū′pulōse, finely stupose. [L.,—Gr. stuppē, tow.]

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  2. setup

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stupe in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stupe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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    a medicinal liquid that is rubbed into the skin to relieve muscular stiffness and pain
    • A. slur
    • B. subrogation
    • C. liniment
    • D. tithe

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