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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The act or practice of throwing a large metal ball in a pushing motion in a field event.

Usage examples (16)
  • And that's when he isn't throwing the discus, shot-putting and vaulting.
  • She looks like a member of the 1956 Soviet Olympic shot-putting contingent.
  • He balanced the nine-pound stone on his right hand in best shot-putting style.
  • He had also been a reckonable tennis and squash player; at school, though not having an especially large or powerful physique, he had set a shot-putting record which... for more
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