roid rage


variants or 'roid rage
: an outburst of anger, aggression, or violence attributed to the use of anabolic steroids
Some experts believe that use of testosterone can contribute to paranoia, depression and violent outbursts known as "roid rage."Harry R. Weber
… were convinced that they suffered steroids' infamously nasty side effects, including acne and the irritability known as "roid rage."Sue Russell
… a habitual steroid user prone to fits of 'roid rageJeff Peralman

Word History

First Known Use

1986, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of roid rage was in 1986

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“Roid rage.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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