UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈweɪtlɪftɪŋ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈweɪtˌlɪftɪŋ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(wātlif′ting)

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
weight•lift•ing /ˈweɪtˌlɪftɪŋ/USA pronunciation   n. [uncountable]
  1. Sportthe lifting of barbells as a conditioning exercise or in a competitive event.
weight•lift•er, n. [countable]

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
weight•lift•ing  (wātlif′ting),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Sportthe act, art, or sport of lifting barbells of given poundages in a prescribed manner, as a competitive event or conditioning exercise.
weightlift′er, n. 
  • weight + lifting 1895–1900

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
weightlifting /ˈweɪtˌlɪftɪŋ/ n
  1. the sport of lifting barbells of specified weights in a prescribed manner for competition or exercise

ˈweightˌlifter n
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