Definition of shot-putting in US English:



  • See shot put

    • ‘I got success early, in terms of shot-putting and in terms of rugby, and getting near the age I am now, I realised that you need to work a lot harder to get the success that I got early.’
    • ‘And events like shot-putting and weight-lifting are tests of brute strength.’
    • ‘The farm boy from Iowa who grew up with rickets in one leg and a missing thumb wins the gold medal for shot-putting.’
    • ‘What I saw was that not only are we there, but that we were always there, and we're there in swimming, we're there in diving, shot-putting, rowing, we're there in every sport.’