speedball

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Etymology[edit]

From speed + ball.

Noun[edit]

speedball ‎(countable and uncountable, plural speedballs)

  1. (slang, countable) A mix of heroin and cocaine.
  2. (slang, countable) Coffee with espresso.
  3. (baseball, countable) A fastball.
  4. (uncountable) A competitive variant of paintball with an equal playing field, contrasted with woodsball.

Verb[edit]

speedball ‎(third-person singular simple present speedballs, present participle speedballing, simple past and past participle speedballed)

  1. (intransitive) To occur fast, as if trying to finish as soon as possible.
  2. (intransitive, slang) To take heroin and cocaine at the same time.