Definition of stone lifter
1 : a device, apparatus, or machine for raising large stones
2 : a large-headed slender-bodied stargazer (Kathetostoma laeve) of shallow seas about Australia and New Zealand where it burrows through sand and mud and under stones by means of its powerful pectoral fins
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up stone lifter? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).