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bodybuilding

noun body·build·ing \-ˌbil-diŋ\

: the activity of doing exercises (such as lifting weights) to make the muscles of your body larger and stronger

Full Definition of BODYBUILDING

:  the developing of the body through exercise and diet; specifically :  the developing of the physique for competitive exhibition
body·build·er noun

Examples of BODYBUILDING

  1. She's been doing competitive bodybuilding for a few years now.

First Known Use of BODYBUILDING

1904

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