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speedball (ˈspiːdˌbɔːl Pronunciation for speedball



  1. (slang) a mixture of heroin with amphetamine or cocaine

Example Sentences Including 'speedball'

2.40 SWISS LAKE looked a real speedball when scorching home from the worst draw from three subsequent winners at San-down.
Sun, News of the World (2001)
A line of each mixed together is called a ` speedball ' and is sheer bliss.
Hugh Cornwell A MULTITUDE OF SINS: Golden Brown, The Stranglers and Strange Little Girls (2004)
I knew which johns had good food, and I would go with the ones that fed me well, not the ones offering the speedball.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
I'm not sure whether it was rugby or rugby league or speedball or AFL or minky ball or something out there.
The Australian (2004)
Two heavy shots of heroin a day, a speedball or two at the weekends, freebasing, dragon-chasing.
Robert Wilson BLOOD IS DIRT (2002)


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