powerlifting

noun

Definition of powerlifting

: weight lifting in which lifters compete in the squat, bench press, and dead lift

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Other Words from powerlifting

powerlifter \ ˈ⸗⸗ˌ⸗⸗ \ noun

First Known Use of powerlifting

1959, in the meaning defined above

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“Powerlifting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/powerlifting. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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