weight man

noun

: an athlete who competes in any of the field events in which a weight is thrown or put

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web While overweight men had a similar lifespan to normal-weight men, obese men lived 1.9 fewer years, and extremely obese men died six years sooner. Lisa Rapaport, Fox News, 26 Mar. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1949, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of weight man was circa 1949

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“Weight man.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weight%20man. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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