Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] An anabolic steroid with tissue-building properties, used unlawfully to enhance performance in sport.
- ‘Her promising career was overshadowed by the doping scandal, when she was accused of taking a derivative of the steroid nandrolone.’
- ‘He was confirmed this week to have failed a drug test for the anabolic steroid, nandrolone, and must now serve out what remains of his two-year ban.’
- ‘A recent UK Sport investigation revealed there were more positive tests for nandrolone in rugby league over the past year than in the rest of British sport combined.’
- ‘Last October the Olympic Committee said he had tested positive for norandrosterone, a byproduct of the anabolic steroid nandrolone, and banned him for four months.’
- ‘Both the A-sample as well as the requested test of the B-sample confirmed the presence of the metabolite norandrosterone of the anabolic steroid nandrolone.’
- ‘Low levels of the banned performance-enhancing drug nandrolone were detected in the eight players' samples last year.’
- ‘Closely related structurally to testosterone, nandrolone is an anabolic steroid, the provenance and purpose of which remain steeped in mystery even now.’
- ‘The most common performance-enhancing drug used by footballers in recent years has been nandrolone.’
- ‘Beginning two years ago there was a sudden increase in elite athletes testing positive for metabolites of the steroid nandrolone.’
- ‘Athletes claimed they had unknowingly ingested nandrolone in health and food supplements many take to boost performance.’
- ‘This is usually linked to performance enhancing drugs such as nandrolone and THG (tetrohydrogestinone).’
- ‘This from a man who was banned for testing positive for the performance-enhancing substance nandrolone.’
- ‘The most widely used anabolic steroid, nandrolone derives from the male hormone testosterone.’
- ‘The lab offers a package of tests for the most commonly abused steroids, like nandrolone and stanozolol.’
- ‘The final issue over drug taking in sport is that of nandrolone, which has recently seen a number of players banned.’
- ‘Another trial found that although T and nandrolone increased muscle strength, only T increased bone mineral density.’
- ‘In the latter study, nandrolone decanoate induced small but significant increases in hemoglobin content.’
- ‘Suspect sporting steroids include nandrolone and can be detected in blood and hair.’
- ‘They have been encouraged by reports that a German professor had established a link between rogue elements in dietary supplements and positive tests for nandrolone.’
1950s: shortened form of its chemical name norandrostenolone.
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.