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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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That isn't exactly the message he sent with his recent pro-steroid tell-all, Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant 'Roids, Smash Hits, and How Baseball Got Big.
However, what is really bothering Elvin is his 'roids. Elvin and Mikie's trip to the super drugstore for hemorrhoid medicine is hilarious.
Medical and psychiatric journals feature a growing number of case reports describing body builders and athletes who abuse anabolic steroids, known as "roids" in gym argot.
Steroids, also known as roids or juice, are initially believed to help users work out harder and reduce recovery time.
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.
Boshor Uddin, 37, of Bes-wick Roids Street, Rochdale, will appear at Liverpool crown court on April 24 charged with murder.
Boshor Uddin, 37, of Beswick Roids Street, Rochdale, will appear at Liverpool crown court on April 24 charged with murder.
Online buyers don't know what they are getting, with almost 40% of all 'roids used in parts of South Wales now deemed fake.
BOSHOR UDDIN, 37, of Beswick Roids Street, Rochdale, will appear in court on April 24 charged with murder.
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.
The former cash and carry boss, who drives a BMW, is the dealer of choice for burly underworld hardmen wanting to bulk up with anabolic steroids - known as "Roids".
Boshor Uddin, of Beswick Roids Street, Rochdale, will appear at Liverpool crown court on February 6 charged with murder.
Boshor Uddin, 37, of Beswick Roids Street, Rochdale, who works there, was yesterday charged with the murder when he appeared at St Helens Magistrates' Court.
A roid slid past my visor as I unfastened her from her chair and clipped her to my own.
Emotional ones can include aggressive and violent behaviour, also know as "roid rage", sleeping problems and mood swings.