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English

Alternative forms

  • body-building

Etymology

From body +‎ building.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈbɒdiˌbɪldɪŋ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈbɑːdiˌbɪldɪŋ/

Noun

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.
    • 2006 — Larry 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.”

Quotations

  • For quotations using this term, see Citations:bodybuilding.

Related terms

  • bodybuilder

Translations

Further reading

  • bodybuilding on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • bodybuilding on Wikiversity.Wikiversity

Danish

Etymology

Borrowed from English bodybuilding.

Noun

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

  1. bodybuilding

Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from English bodybuilding.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɔ.diˌbɪl.dɪŋ/
  • Hyphenation: bo‧dy‧buil‧ding

Noun

bodybuilding n (uncountable)

  1. bodybuilding

Related terms

  • bodybuilder
  • bodybuildster

Finnish

Etymology

Unadapted borrowing from English bodybuilding.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɑdiˌbildiŋ/, [ˈbɑdiˌbildiŋ]
  • IPA(key): /ˈbodiˌbildiŋ/, [ˈbo̞diˌbildiŋ]

Noun

bodybuilding

  1. bodybuilding
    Synonyms: bodaus, kehonrakennus

Declension


French

Etymology

Borrowed from English bodybuilding.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɔ.di.bil.diŋ/

Noun

bodybuilding m (plural bodybuildings)

  1. bodybuilding
    Synonym: culturisme

Swedish

Etymology

Borrowed from English bodybuilding.

Noun

bodybuilding ?

  1. bodybuilding

Declension

Related terms

  • bodybuilder

See also

  • kroppsbyggare
  • muskelknutte
  • styrketräning


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