[ roid ]
/ rɔɪd /
a steroid, especially an anabolic steroid used for the enhancement of muscle development: These young athletes on roids are seriously jeopardizing both their careers and their health.
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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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Origin of roid
First recorded in 1975–78; by shortening
Words nearby roid
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Example sentences from the Web for roid
Unsurprisingly, it’s not just Guidos and Guidettes that can party and ‘roid out with the best of them.