WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
weight•lift•ing /ˈweɪtˌlɪftɪŋ/USA pronunciation n. [uncountable]WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
- Sportthe lifting of barbells as a conditioning exercise or in a competitive event.
weight•lift•ing (wāt′lif′ting),USA pronunciation n.
- Sportthe act, art, or sport of lifting barbells of given poundages in a prescribed manner, as a competitive event or conditioning exercise.
- weight + lifting 1895–1900
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