HyperDic: lightweight

English > 6 senses of the word lightweight:
ADJECTIVEalllightweightweighing relatively little compared with another item or object of similar use
alllightweighthaving no importance or influence
NOUNperson lightweighta professional boxer who weighs between 131 and 135 pounds
person lightweight, whippersnapper, jackanapessomeone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous
person lightweightan amateur boxer who weighs no more than 132 pounds
person lightweighta wrestler who weighs 139-154 pounds
lightweight > pronunciation
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Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > lightweight: 6 senses > adjective 1
MeaningWeighing relatively little compared with another item or object of similar use.
Examples
  • "a lightweight fabric"
  • "lightweight wood"
BroaderlightOf comparatively little physical weight or density / density
Spanishligero
English > lightweight: 6 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving no importance or influence.
Example"a lightweight intellect"
Broaderunimportantnot important
Spanishligero
Nounslightweightsomeone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous
English > lightweight: 6 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA professional boxer who weighs between 131 and 135 pounds.
Broaderprizefighter, gladiatorA professional boxer
Spanishpeso ligero
English > lightweight: 6 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous.
Synonymswhippersnapper, jackanapes
Broadercipher, cypher, nobody, nonentityA person of no influence
Spanishchiquilicuatro, fantoche, mequetrefe, mocoso
Catalanfantotxe, mamarratxo, taral·lirot
Adjectiveslightweighthaving no importance or influence
English > lightweight: 6 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningAn amateur boxer who weighs no more than 132 pounds.
Broaderboxer, pugilistsomeone who fights with his fists for sport
Spanishpeso ligero
Catalanpes lleuger
English > lightweight: 6 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningA wrestler who weighs 139-154 pounds.
Broaderwrestler, grappler, matmancombatant who tries to throw opponent to the ground
Spanishpeso ligero, peso liviano
Catalanpes lleuger

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