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English adjective: lightweight

1. lightweight weighing relatively little compared with another item or object of similar use


SamplesA lightweight fabric.
Lightweight wood.


Similarlight


Antonymsheavy

2. lightweight having no importance or influence


SamplesA lightweight intellect.


Similarunimportant


Antonymsimportant, of import


English noun: lightweight

1. lightweight (person) a professional boxer who weighs between 131 and 135 pounds


Broader (hypernym)gladiator, prizefighter

2. lightweight (person) someone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous


Synonymsjackanapes, whippersnapper


Broader (hypernym)cipher, cypher, nobody, nonentity

3. lightweight (person) an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 132 pounds


Broader (hypernym)boxer, pugilist

4. lightweight (person) a wrestler who weighs 139-154 pounds


Broader (hypernym)grappler, matman, wrestler









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