Definition of weightlifter in US English:

weightlifter

noun

  • See weightlifting

    • ‘The event allowed us to gain feedback from spectators and weightlifters.’
    • ‘A recent study found that seven out of 10 weightlifters surveyed had gastroesophageal reflux disease, also known as heartburn.’
    • ‘After almost a century of trial and error, weightlifters have proved that the six-meals-per-day plan works best for muscle building.’
    • ‘Olympic weightlifters follow strict training regimens that may involve three daily sessions totaling up to six hours of training a day.’
    • ‘A passionate and dedicated weightlifter himself, he took the advice of the greats of his era.’

Pronunciation

weightlifter

/ˈweɪtˌlɪftər//ˈwātˌliftər/