AskDefine | Define tope

Dictionary Definition

tope v : drink excessive amounts of alcohol; be an alcoholic; "The husband drinks and beats his wife" [syn: drink]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. A small, grey, European shark, Galeorhinus galeus, that has rough skin and a long snout.


  1. To drink excessively; to get drunk.



  1. Plural of topa



tope (plural: topes)


  • borda (Honduras)
  • túmulo (El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras)




Extensive Definition

Tope may refer to:
  • A Buddhist stupa, a dome-shaped monument.
  • Any of several small species of shark, especially the school shark, Galeorhinus galeus.
  • An incorrect spelling of Taupe, a dark greyish-brown colour.
tope in Vlaams: Tope

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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