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An Olympic sport; a test of how much one can lift in the Snatch and the Clean and Jerk.
Weight training is not weightlifting.
Bodybuilding is not weightlifting.
Powerlifting is not weightlifting.

Guy 1: I like to do weightlifting.
Guy 2: Oh really? How much can you snatch?
Guy 1: Snatch? I didn't say nothin' about no pussy man, you crazy. I bench about 960.
Guy 2: Oh I see, weight training.
by Joe Jitsu July 01, 2008
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Lying flat refers to a defeatist lifestyle in Chin, where people stop working, desiring material acquisition, and tap out of any social life – sometimes for good. By lying flat, young people are participating in a kind of non-cooperation movement, rather than surrendering themselves to China's oppressive work culture where they see little hope of social mobility.
I’m not going to try to get a better job so I can afford to start a family, I’m just lying flat.
by Freeo11 June 04, 2021
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a sport in which if you try out or do this sport in any way shape or form you will get severely addicted to it. To the point we’re you eat, sleep, and drink weightlifting. help... i’m addicted.
β€œI missed one day of weightlifting, and then cried”
by sjneagrom January 19, 2020
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