Associations to the word «Lightweight»

Wiktionary

LIGHTWEIGHT, noun. (boxing) A boxer in a weight division having a maximum limit of 135 pounds for professionals and 132 pounds for amateurs.
LIGHTWEIGHT, noun. (bodybuilding) A competitive weight division between bantamweight and welterweight, with specific weights varying by organization.
LIGHTWEIGHT, noun. One of little consequence or ability.
LIGHTWEIGHT, noun. A person who cannot handle their drink.
LIGHTWEIGHT, noun. A political candidate with little chance of winning
LIGHTWEIGHT, adjective. Lacking in earnestness, ability, or profundity
LIGHTWEIGHT, adjective. Having less than average weight
LIGHTWEIGHT, adjective. Lacking in strength
LIGHTWEIGHT, adjective. (computing) Having a small footprint or performance impact

Dictionary definition

LIGHTWEIGHT, noun. A professional boxer who weighs between 131 and 135 pounds.
LIGHTWEIGHT, noun. Someone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous.
LIGHTWEIGHT, noun. An amateur boxer who weighs no more than 132 pounds.
LIGHTWEIGHT, noun. A wrestler who weighs 139-154 pounds.
LIGHTWEIGHT, adjective. Weighing relatively little compared with another item or object of similar use; "a lightweight fabric"; "lightweight wood".
LIGHTWEIGHT, adjective. Having no importance or influence; "a lightweight intellect".

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