Associations to the word «Heavyweight»


HEAVYWEIGHT, noun. A very large, heavy, or impressive person.
HEAVYWEIGHT, noun. The professional boxing weight division for boxers weighing more than 190 pounds; a boxer in that division.
HEAVYWEIGHT, noun. A similar division and contestant in other sports.
HEAVYWEIGHT, adjective. Of the heavyweight boxing (or similar) division.
HEAVYWEIGHT, adjective. Being relatively heavy.
HEAVYWEIGHT, adjective. Being a leader in one's field.

Dictionary definition

HEAVYWEIGHT, noun. An amateur boxer who weighs no more than 201 pounds.
HEAVYWEIGHT, noun. A wrestler who weighs more than 214 pounds.
HEAVYWEIGHT, noun. A professional boxer who weighs more than 190 pounds.
HEAVYWEIGHT, noun. A very large person; impressive in size or qualities.
HEAVYWEIGHT, noun. A person of exceptional importance and reputation.

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