weightlifter


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

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  • weightlifter — UK [ˈweɪtˌlɪftə(r)] / US [ˈweɪtˌlɪftər] noun [countable] Word forms weightlifter : singular weightlifter plural weightlifters someone who lifts heavy weights as a sport …   English dictionary

  • weightlifter — [[t]we͟ɪtlɪftə(r)[/t]] weightlifters N COUNT A weightlifter is a person who does weightlifting …   English dictionary

  • weightlifter — weightlifting ► NOUN ▪ the sport or activity of lifting barbells or other heavy weights. DERIVATIVES weightlifter noun …   English terms dictionary

  • weightlifter — weight·lift·er or weight lift·er (wātʹlĭf tər) n. One who lifts heavy weights for exercise or in an athletic competition. * * * …   Universalium

  • weightlifter — weight|lift|er [ weıt,lıftər ] noun count someone who lifts heavy weights as a sport …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • weightlifter — n. person who lifts heavy weights as exercise or in an athletic competition …   English contemporary dictionary

  • weightlifter — noun an athlete who lifts barbells • Syn: ↑lifter • Derivationally related forms: ↑lift (for: ↑lifter), ↑weightlift • Hypernyms: ↑athlete, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Óscar Figueroa (weightlifter) — This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Figueroa and the second or maternal family name is Mosquera. Óscar Figueroa (weightlifter) Personal information Born 27 April 1983 …   Wikipedia

  • Dave Morgan (weightlifter) — Dave Morgan (born 1964) is a Welsh weightlifter. Record Morgan won the British under 16 championship in 1979. He became the youngest ever Commonwealth Games weightlifting champion in 1982 at Brisbane, at 17 years of age. Competing in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Arvid Andersson (weightlifter) — Olympic medal record Competitor for  Sweden Men s weightlifting European Weightlifting Championships Gold 194 …   Wikipedia

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