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used with a negative connotation; to replace words meaning awful, and directed usually at a person, a place of a situation. Used often in the north east of england.
"This is possibly the most lifting party i've ever been to in my life."

"Your patter is absolutely lifting."
by jazzytotem June 10, 2008
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One who has a mania for music.
I am a melomaniac.
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to lift weights, as in weight lifting
that boy could lift 50 lb. dumbells with each arm
by Chris March 18, 2005
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1. Picking up, or hauling an object.

2. Moving something from it's resting state by force.

3. Working out, such as using Free-weights (dumbells) or machines to perform an-aerobic exercises to build muscle strength and endurance.
Man, lifting weights all day sure did that boy up.

I can't wait until school gets out so I can go lift.

It's so boring here, I wish I could go do some lifting.
by Chris Fussman November 05, 2006
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Synonym for stealing usually in reference to pickpocketing
"Where did you get that"
"Got it off some guy on the corner"
"Have you been lifting "
"No, bought it honest"
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