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[shot-poo t-er] /ˈʃɒtˌpʊt ər/
a participant in shot put.
Origin of shot-putter
First recorded in 1880-85; shot put + -er1
Related forms
shot-putting, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Dick, this is Mr. Crocker, well-known in athletic circles as a shot-putter of much promise.

    Quarter-Back Bates Ralph Henry Barbour
  • Billy Goode thinks the school can worry along through the year without him as a jumper or half-miler or shot-putter.

    Quarter-Back Bates Ralph Henry Barbour
  • There is a shot-putter, stopping a moment to chaff with a friend, stripped to the waist, his shirt in his hand.

    At Start and Finish William Lindsey

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