bodybuilding

noun body·build·ing \ -ˌbil-diŋ \
|Updated on: 16 Jun 2018

Definition of bodybuilding

: the developing of the body through exercise and diet; specifically : the developing of the physique for competitive exhibition

bodybuilder

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Examples of bodybuilding in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of bodybuilding

1884

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Definition of bodybuilding for English Language Learners

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


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