Definition of speedball in English:

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speedball

Pronunciation: /ˈspēdbôl/

noun

informal
A mixture of cocaine and heroin.
Example sentences
  • Study participants were asked separate questions about their use of crack cocaine, powder cocaine, heroin, speedball, methadone, other opiates, amphetamine, marijuana, and a catch-all ‘other drugs’ category.
  • For heroin, this included snorting, injecting, smoking, and the use of speedballs (heroin and cocaine combined).
  • Drug use frequency is measured as no use, marijuana use (so-called ‘light’ drug), and crack, cocaine, heroin, speedball and/or methamphetamines.

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Syllabification: speed·ball

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