Definition of shot-putter in US English:

shot-putter

noun

  • See shot put

    • ‘The Auckland shot-putter has been hot property on the international circuit this season.’
    • ‘First she chooses to marry a shot-putter who is involved in steroid use.’
    • ‘‘Athletes who are knocked out early have basically a two-week, all-expenses-paid vacation with nothing to do,’ says American shot-putter John Godina, a silver medallist in Atlanta.’
    • ‘Someone will use it to build a better sprinter or shot-putter.’
    • ‘Certainly, Dwain Chambers at 100m has timed his season to perfection, and shot-putter Carl Myerscough, back after a two-year drugs ban, looks as powerful as any of his rivals.’

Pronunciation

shot-putter

/ˈSHätˌpo͝odər//ˈʃɑtˌpʊdər/