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Meaning of LIFTER

Pronunciation:  l'iftur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a thief who steals goods that are in a store
  2. [n]  an athlete who lifts barbells

LIFTER is a 6 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: booster, shoplifter, weightlifter
 See Also: athlete, jock, stealer, thief



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Lift"er\ (-[~e]r), n.
1. One who, or that which, lifts.

2. (Founding) A tool for lifting loose sand from the mold;
   also, a contrivance attached to a cope, to hold the sand
   together when the cope is lifted.

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