[ weyt-man ]
/ ˈweɪtˌmæn /

noun, plural weight·men.

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.

Nearby words

  1. weightless,
  2. weightlessly,
  3. weightlessness,
  4. weightlifter,
  5. weightlifting,
  6. weightroom,
  7. weightwatchers,
  8. weighty,
  9. weihai,
  10. weihaiwei

Origin of weightman

First recorded in 1945–50; weight + man1

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