One who lifts heavy weights for exercise or in an athletic competition.(noun)
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Use "weightlifter" in a sentence
"When the winning champion weightlifter is satisfied with his world record, he returns the barbell/broom to its vertical position and resumes sweeping the patio."
"A coule of years ago I started suffering from deliberating, exercize-induced migranes, sometimes called weightlifter headaches, even though I was never really a weightlifter."
"I wouldn't have the courage? hahaha look, old man, I'm 6'1 , I've been a weightlifter for years, and I've trained in krav maga (Israeli streetfighting) and a Russian form of baritsu."