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noun, plural weight·men.
  1. a person whose work is to weigh goods or merchandise.
  2. Also weight man. Track and Field. a competitor in a field event who throws a weight, as a discus, shotput, or hammer.
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Origin of weightman

First recorded in 1945–50; weight + man1
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