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speedball

1. noun In baseball or softball, an especially fast pitch. Watch out for their new pitcher—I hear her speedball is incredibly fast.
2. noun, slang A mixture of cocaine and heroin (or, less commonly, morphine), which is inhaled through the nose or injected intravenously. I knew I was at the wrong party when I saw people doing speedballs.
3. verb, slang To inhale or inject a mixture of cocain and heroin. When I walked into a room full of people speedballing, I knew I needed to get out of that party.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

speedball

n. [in baseball] a fast (pitched) ball. The pitcher threw a speedball, and I didn’t even see it!
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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