weight man

noun

: 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

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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 25 Jun. 2024.

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