Translation of speedball in Spanish:

speedball

speedball, n.

Pronunciation /ˈspiːdbɔːl//ˈspidbɔl/

noun

  • 1informal

    (drug)
    speedball masculine
    • For heroin, this included snorting, injecting, smoking, and the use of speedballs (heroin and cocaine combined).
    • Brown and Weissman found that women injection drug users were more likely than men to report daily injection of heroin and speedball (heroin and cocaine).
    • A small number of subjects reported speedball (heroin combined with cocaine) as their primary drug, though there were too few subjects to analyze reliably.
    • They would have floored a lesser person not fuelled on vengeance, adrenaline and speedballs.
    • Crack cocaine and alcohol were the most widely used substances, followed by heroin and speedball (a mix of heroin and cocaine).
    • Sniffing cocaine was most frequently reported, followed by injecting speedballs, injecting cocaine alone, and sniffing speedballs.
    • For example, a speedball (a mixture of cocaine and heroin) increases the risks from each drug involved, making it far more likely for the user to experience harmful side effects.
    • The most common drug of choice was heroin, with a much smaller number reporting cocaine and speedball.
    • First, I was spending time with people shooting speedballs - a mix of cocaine and heroin and they prepared their solution by melting it in spoons over their butane lighters.
    • The illegal drugs most commonly used in our sample were cocaine, heroin, and speedball, a mixture of heroin and cocaine.
    • Study participants were asked separate questions about their use of crack cocaine, powder cocaine, heroin, speedball, methadone, other opiates, amphetamine, marijuana, and a catch-all ‘other drugs’ category.
    • Drug use frequency is measured as no use, marijuana use (so-called ‘light’ drug), and crack, cocaine, heroin, speedball and/or methamphetamines.
    • Individuals who consumed more crack, cocaine, heroin, speedball, and/or methamphetamines were more likely to support the legalization of marijuana, cocaine, and heroin.
    • Just yesterday I phoned a new vendor we're dealing with, and was initially pleased to hear he didn't seem to have shot up a speedball before midday for once.
    • More recently Oscar winner and heroin enthusiast Bobby Driscoll was found dead in a New York tenement and River Phoenix collapsed after his last speedball outside a club in Los Angeles.
  • 2

    (in boxing)
    punching(-ball) masculine
    pera feminine
    • Rudolph is all about footwork and movement, a lot of moving around in the circle swiping at the air like a mental patient, a lot of slapping at speedballs and shadowboxing into mirrors.
    • An old Scottish guy, possibly four times my age, keeps an eye on the boys training on speedballs.
    • We also did some cardiovascular work in the gym primarily with speedballs a boxer might use.
    • None of them had ever punched a speedball before, but they've taken to it like ducks to water.
    • We have a brand new ring, punch bags, speedball - all top-notch equipment.