noting or relating to a drug or other substance used to improve one's performance in a sport or other activity requiring strength, stamina, etc.: The use of performance-enhancing steroids by athletes is banned.
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How to use performance-enhancing in a sentence
The problem is, in significant measure, the result of a familiar phenomenon in sport: the abuse of performance-enhancing drugs.
Both are stories of taxpayers funding professional sports in which the use of performance enhancing drugs has been suspected.
Yes, Armstrong took many variations of performance enhancing drugs.
Given his singular accomplishments, he should be in the Hall, especially if the users of performance enhancing drugs are eligible.Home Runs, Frozen Ropes, And Some Wild Cards In Best Baseball Books | Robert Birnbaum | April 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He didn't do performance enhancing drugs while playing Major league Baseball, which is a thoroughly unforgiveable sin.Will a Criminal Enter the Pro Football Hall of Fame? | Evan Weiner | February 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST