Definition of Speedball

1. Noun. (slang) A mix of heroin and cocaine. ¹

2. Noun. (slang) Coffee with espresso. ¹

3. Noun. (baseball) A fastball. ¹

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Definition of Speedball

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Speedball

speed limiter
speed limits
speed loader
speed loaders
speed networking
speed of light
speed of sound
speed queen
speed run
speed skate
speed skater
speed skating
speed trap
speed traps
speed up
speedball (current term)

Literary usage of Speedball

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1. Principles and Practice of Show-card Writing, Prepared in the Extension by Lawrence E. Blair (1922)
"speedball pen was invented. Contrary to the universally used underfeed, it carried all the ink in a simple double reservoir feeder mounted upon its back. ..."

2. Preventing HIV Infection Among Injecting Drug Users in High Risk Countries by Institute of Medicine (U.S.), National Academies Press (U.S. (2007)
"Risk factors (based on univariate analyses) included a history of sexual intercourse with an HIV- seropositive partner, and frequency of speedball injection ..."

3. Drugs, Crime, and the Justice System (1992)
"Cocaine and Heroin Dynamite Goofball speedball Cocaine, Heroin, and LSD Frisco Special Frisco speedball PCP and Marijuana Wac Zoom PCP and Crack Beam Me Up ..."

4. Cocaine Use in America: Epidemmiologic and Clinical Perspectives edited by Nicholas J. Kozel, Edgar H. Adams (1996)
"In fact, the "speedball" is more risky because at high doses both cocaine and the narcotics depress the respiratory center. At present, several cities are ..."

5. Prevention Plus III: Assessing Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Programs at by Jean A. Linney, Abraham Wandersman (1993)
"... H, hard candy, joy powder, scag, smack, speedball (cocaine and heroin injected), white horse, whiz bang Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD): acid, blotter, ..."

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