weightlift

noun
bodybuilding by exercise that involves lifting weights
Syn: ↑weightlifting
Derivationally related forms: ↑weightlift (for: ↑weightlifting)
Hyponyms:
verb
lift weights
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This guy can press 300 pounds

Syn: ↑weight-lift, ↑press
Derivationally related forms: ↑press (for: ↑press), ↑weightlifter, ↑weightlifting
Hypernyms: ↑exercise, ↑work out
Verb Frames:
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