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Something that makes swimmers happy :D

Well, all athletes really...

It's working out really hard for a few days and then doing barely anything in a short amount of time. (usually right before a big game or meet)
When we were tapering, we only did 2500 instead of 7000 =)
by a noun a mouse May 14, 2007
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Taken in the contest of the song Baby's Got Back by Sir-Mix-Alot he is referring to Florence Griffith Joyner a track athlete in the 1988 Olympics who defiantly fits all the other descriptions of what he likes in women mentioned in that song. Not some soda why on earth would you want to keep your women like a soda anyway?
You can have them bimbos,
I'll keep my women like Flo Jo
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A term that can be used when referring to reducing the dose, when using a drug.

Tapering can help an addict when trying to quit a drug. Splitting a pill, snorting less, and even injecting less.
Swim: Are you off them xans yet?
Swim 2: Nah, but I'm tapering my Xanax bar because I don't want to get seizures.
by EazieWeezie May 05, 2018
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when athletes stop working out before an athletic event and just start "knocking boots"
damn, Phelps started tapering early for the Olympics
by GeddyLee August 16, 2004
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