weight man


Definition of weight man

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

Examples of weight man in a Sentence

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, "Obesity tied to shorter life, overweight people more years with heart disease," 26 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of weight man

circa 1949, in the meaning defined above

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“Weight man.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weight%20man. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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