- a person whose work is to weigh goods or merchandise.
- Also weight man. Track and Field. a competitor in a field event who throws a weight, as a discus, shotput, or hammer.
Origin of weightman
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Examples from the Web for weightman
Here they met Major Weightman and informed him of all they had seen and learned.Secrets of the Late Rebellion
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It may be thrilling,” Miss Weightman had replied, “but you must not forget that it is dangerous, too.
But Miss Weightman was not, as you may have learned, a totally selfish person.
Of each period Mr. Weightman wished to have something of the best.
This last was perhaps the most carefully planned of all the Weightman Charities.