Definition of lifter in English:



  • See lift

    • ‘Again, opponents have learned on the enemy ball to counter movement by matching their adversaries' lifters, and reacting with appropriate alacrity.’
    • ‘The Turkish lifters wanted to smoke in between lifts, but the American aides were under instructions that no one could smoke indoors.’
    • ‘Despite the inclusion of a number of respectable lifters in their squad, they were unable to match not only the technical expertise of the Oxford lifters, but also their cohesion and team spirit.’
    • ‘Two of those lifters competed in Athens after resurrecting their careers following a drug ban.’
    • ‘All three Salisbury stars played their part in helping the British lifters secure second place in the team competition behind their American hosts.’