bodybuilding

See also: Bodybuilding

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Contestants at a bodybuilding competition.

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  • body-building

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bodybuilding (uncountable)

  1. A sport in which the aesthetics of muscular development is the basis for competition.
    • 1974, Charles Gaines & George Butler, Pumping Iron: The Art and Sport of Bodybuilding, page 7.
      Like those activities, bodybuilding is an obsession, a living (for a few), and a way of life for the people involved in it—a subculture, in a word, with its own values, aesthetics and vocabulary.
  2. (dated) Work done to construct or repair the body of an automobile.
    • 2006Larry Scott (interview), Iron Man 65(5): 258
      "In my day, if you filled out your shirt, people assumed you played football or wrestled. The term bodybuilding had more to do with cars than lifting weights."

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bodybuilding c (singular definite bodybuildingen, not used in plural form)

  1. bodybuilding

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From English bodybuilding.

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bodybuilding n (uncountable)

  1. bodybuilding

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bodybuilding

  1. bodybuilding

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bodybuilding

  1. bodybuilding

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  • kroppsbyggare
  • muskelknutte
  • styrketräning
Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 02:43