weight lifter

weightlifting

[weyt-lif-ting]
noun
the act, art, or sport of lifting barbells of given poundages in a prescribed manner, as a competitive event or conditioning exercise.

Origin:
1895–1900; weight + lifting

weightlifter, noun
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weightlifting (ˈweɪtˌlɪftɪŋ)
 
n
the sport of lifting barbells of specified weights in a prescribed manner for competition or exercise
 
'weightlifter
 
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