from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who lifts heavy weights for exercise or in an athletic competition.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who competes for maximum weight lifted in a series of specific lifts.
  • n. A person who uses weights to train the muscles of the body, usually for strength or for improved performance in a sport.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an athlete who lifts barbells


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