Definition of bodybuilder in English:


Line breaks: body|build¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈbɒdɪbɪldə(r)


  • 1A person who strengthens and enlarges the muscles of their body through strenuous exercise.
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    • Warren has trained hundreds of athletes, from bodybuilders to pro football players to triathletes.
    • What do large athletes like bodybuilders and football players have in common?
    • He is a certified strength and conditioning specialist and is consulted by many bodybuilders and strength athletes who are looking to enhance their training and performance.
  • 2A person or company that builds the bodies of vehicles: [with modifier]: he trained as a car bodybuilder



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  • There has never been a taboo about taking drugs in bodybuilding.
  • Bruising knocks and broken bones he suffered playing rugby convinced him to switch to bodybuilding.
  • The sport of bodybuilding and the healthy lifestyle have never had an avenue like this before.

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