Associations to the word «Middleweight»

Wiktionary

MIDDLEWEIGHT, noun. (uncountable) A weight division in professional boxing between light middleweight or welterweight and super middleweight or cruiserweight; a similar division in wrestling and other sports
MIDDLEWEIGHT, noun. (countable) A boxer who fights in this division; a similar wrestler etc
MIDDLEWEIGHT, noun. (countable) (business) (by extension) An employee ranking anywhere between junior and senior.

Dictionary definition

MIDDLEWEIGHT, noun. An amateur boxer who weighs no more than 165 pounds.
MIDDLEWEIGHT, noun. A wrestler who weighs 172-192 pounds.
MIDDLEWEIGHT, noun. A professional boxer who weighs between 155 and 160 pounds.

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