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Words nearby doping
Definition for doping (2 of 2)
- any of various varnishlike products for coating a fabric, as of airplane wings, in order to make it waterproof, stronger, etc.
- a similar product used to coat the fabric of a balloon to reduce gas leakage.
- any narcotic or narcoticlike drug taken to induce euphoria or satisfy addiction.
- any illicit drug.
- a drug, as a steroid, given to an athlete to boost athletic performance.
- a narcotic or other drug given surreptitiously to a horse to improve or retard its performance in a race.
verb (used with object), doped, dop·ing.
- to affect with dope or drugs (usually followed by up or out): I was so doped up that I couldn't remember a thing.
- to add a narcotic or other drug to:My brother doped my food as a prank.
- to give a drug to (an athlete or horse), so as to affect performance in a race or other competition.
verb (used without object), doped, dop·ing.
Origin of dope
regional variation note for dope
OTHER WORDS FROM dopeun·doped, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for doping
Animal welfare advocates have decried these doping practices for years.
One possible way to defuse the financial incentives and advantages to doping is to legalize it.Maybe We Should Just Legalize Steroids for Pro Athletes|Robert Silverman|March 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I knew about the allegations of doping, but I didn't know them in great detail.‘The Armstrong Lie,’ Alex Gibney’s Portrait of Lance as a Liar|Thomas Flynn|November 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The biggest revelation from Wheelmen broke last week: Sheryl Crow witnessing then-boyfriend Lance Armstrong doping.
Armstrong never hid his doping from the (many) women in his life.
Doping in the interests of the gambling market seems to be beginning to tell!'I Believe' and other essays|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
Maybe I'll feel like that guy standin' doping over that spread of forest scene.The Man in the Twilight|Ridgwell Cullum
Mr. Ellsworth was right when he said that Tom had a way of doping things out for himself.Tom Slade with the Colors|Percy K. Fitzhugh
Bill knew the owner was doping the milk with condensed milk and corn-starch and water and other stuff.Adventures in Alaska|Samuel Hall Young
Another method which has upset the “inside” game of many visiting teams is “doping” the grounds.Pitching in a Pinch|Christy Mathewson
British Dictionary definitions for doping
- any illegal drug, usually cannabis
- (as modifier)a dope fiend