As verbs the difference between stupe and stoupe
is that stupe
is to foment with such a cloth or sponge while stoupe
As a noun stupe
is (slang) a stupid person or (rarely) thing or stupe
can be a hot, wet medicated cloth or sponge applied externally.
Shortening of .
(slang) A stupid person or (rarely) thing.
- He thinks Santa lives at the South Pole? What a stupe !
From Middle English, from (etyl) , variant of stuppa.
A hot, wet medicated cloth or sponge applied externally.
To foment with such a cloth or sponge.
* 1526 , William Tyndale, trans. Bible , Mark I:
- a stronger than I commeth after me, whos shue latchett I am not worthy to stoupe doune and unlose.