adjective an·ti–dop·ing \¦an-ˌtī-¦dō-piŋ, ¦an-tē-\
variants: less commonly


Definition of anti–doping

  1. :  opposing or prohibiting illegal doping (such as blood doping or the use of anabolic steroids or growth hormones) to improve athletic performance Austrian athlete Bettina Mueller-Weissina, a seven-time national sprint champion, faces a lifetime ban after allegedly violating anti-doping rules for the second time … — Washington Post, 7 Mar. 2010 The result has been an expensive race pitting the athletes and their “doctors” against the various athletic organizations and the scientists developing new antidoping tests. — Jesper L. Andersen et al., Scientific American, September 2000

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Origin and Etymology of anti–doping

1anti- + doping

First Known Use: 1934

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