Definition of "doping" [doping]

  • The use of a drug or blood product to improve athletic performance. (noun)
  • The use of performance-enhancing drugs by athletes, or on racing animals (noun)

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  • (as modifier) (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "doping" in a sentence
  • "He also faces a possibility that he could get a reduced penalty, something less than the usual two-year suspension handed out to most first-time offenders in doping cases."
  • "Torri stuck by his guns, saying that doping is inevitable in professional sport and said that dopers are always one step ahead of anti-doping controllers."
  • "Sports proves that performance doping is irresistible when money and prestige are on the line."
  • "In order to calm congregations, training in doping incense with teargas, crippling but non-lethal wielding of thuribles and the use of taser tipped bishops crooks has begun."