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roid

1. noun, slang A shortening of "steroid," referring specifically to anabolic steroids that are used for building muscle mass. Almost exlusively used in the plural. You can't just shoot up roids and get jacked—it still requires a ton or work and dedication! He was thrown out of the professional league for cheating with roids.
2. adjective, slang Used in informal, typically derogatory references to the use or abuse of anabolic steroids (to gain muscle mass). Sometimes hyphenated in such constructions. A lot of people assume I'm some sort of roid head because of the size of my pecs and biceps. Jack flew into a roid-rage when someone spilled his protein shake in the weight room.

roids

n. steroids. The guy’s on roids. He looks like G. I. Joe.
See also: roid
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Immediately the tweets were met with criticism, with some responders telling the "Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant 'Roids, Smash Hits & How Baseball Got Big" author that he is out of line.
Two days before the incident, Hillman told him: "Don't bring the 'roids [steroids], just the other stuff."
Maybe we should get you on some 'roids. Are you open to steroids?
An admitted steroid user, Canseco was instrumental in exposing the plague of steroids in baseball after testifying to Congress in 2005 and authoring two books, "Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant 'Roids, Smash Hits and How Baseball Got Big," in 2005 and "Vindicated" in 2008.
Online buyers don't know what they are getting, with almost 40% of all 'roids used in parts of South Wales now deemed fake.
What they are actually doing is forcing dirt and sweat into their bodies because they haven't swabbed the skin." But Mr Lowes, a needle exchange worker who provides 'roid users with clean needles, said the side effects can be even worse.
Of course, the larger problem now is that many kids, just past Little League, have gotten hooked on 'roids and other such substances, with three possibly catastrophic results: getting caught cheating, getting caught holding, or suffer longterm health defects.
Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant 'Roids, Smash Hits, and How Baseball Got Big.
Juiced: wild Times, Rampant 'Roids, Smash Hits, and How Baseball Got Big, by Jose Canseco, New York: Regan Books, 304 pages, $25.95
While none of these assaults have failed to destroy the game at the major league level, the last-mentioned scandal gained renewed attention with the recent publication of Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant 'Roids, Smash Hits, and How Baseball Got Big, a tell-all book by Jose Canseco who named names in revealing players to whom he introduced the use of steroids.
However, what is really bothering Elvin is his 'roids. Elvin and Mikie's trip to the super drugstore for hemorrhoid medicine is hilarious.
It's been seven years since he wrote "Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant 'Roids, Smash Hits & How Baseball Got Big," the book that exposed the rampant and unchecked use of steroids in baseball.
The Daily News recently reported that the FBI informed organized baseball more than a decade ago that its locker rooms were stocked with players on 'roids. But baseball ignored the warning.