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Definitions for Heavyweight
ˈhɛv iˌweɪtheavy·weight

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. heavyweightnoun

    an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 201 pounds

  2. heavyweightnoun

    a wrestler who weighs more than 214 pounds

  3. heavyweightnoun

    a professional boxer who weighs more than 190 pounds

  4. giant, hulk, heavyweight, whalenoun

    a very large person; impressive in size or qualities

  5. colossus, behemoth, giant, heavyweight, titannoun

    a person of exceptional importance and reputation


  1. heavyweightnoun

    A very large, heavy or impressive person.

  2. heavyweightnoun

    The professional boxing weight division for boxers weighing more than 190 pounds; a boxer in that division.

  3. heavyweightnoun

    A similar division and contestant in other sports.

  4. heavyweightadjective

    Of the heavyweight boxing (or similar) division.

  5. heavyweightadjective

    Being relatively heavy.

  6. heavyweightadjective

    Being a leader in one's field.


  1. Heavyweight

    Heavyweight is a weight class in combat sports and professional wrestling.


  1. heavyweight

    A heavyweight is a classification or category used in certain sports, typically boxing or wrestling, to define competitors who are above a certain weight limit. It's often the highest weight class and includes competitors who are typically stronger and larger. The term can also be used more generally to refer to an influential person or thing with a significant amount of power, importance, or influence.


  1. Heavyweight

    Heavyweight is a division, or weight class, in boxing. Fighters who weigh over 200 pounds are considered heavyweights by the major professional boxing organizations: the International Boxing Federation, the World Boxing Association, the World Boxing Council, and the World Boxing Organization. For most boxing organizations, the maximum weight for a cruiserweight is 200 pounds. Thus, a fighter whose weight is over 200 lb may not fight as anything but a heavyweight.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. heavyweight

    [common] High-overhead; baroque; code-intensive; featureful, but costly. Esp. used of communication protocols, language designs, and any sort of implementation in which maximum generality and/or ease of implementation has been pushed at the expense of mundane considerations such as speed, memory utilization, and startup time. EMACS is a heavyweight editor; X is an extremely heavyweight window system. This term isn't pejorative, but one hacker's heavyweight is another's elephantine and a third's monstrosity. Oppose lightweight. Usage: now borders on techspeak, especially in the compound heavyweight process.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Heavyweight in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Heavyweight in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Heavyweight in a Sentence

  1. Anthony Joshua:

    If you really want to say you're number one, come fight me. Let's get it on. I've got the rest of the belts so it only makes sense, i'm the unified heavyweight champion of the world, he's the WBC champion. What it will prove, me and him fighting ? There will be one dominant figure in the heavyweight division that will have all of the belts and become undisputed.

  2. The British fighter:

    I turned my life around from 420 pounds and suicidal thoughts on a daily basis to getting back to the top of the heavyweight division.

  3. Anthony Joshua:

    I feel good. The weigh-in is important but as heavyweights it don't really matter... skills pay the bills, he's a big lad, they should make a super-heavyweight division.

  4. Jawaid Afsar:

    The FTSE 100 is seeing some weakness as earnings from some heavyweight companies have disappointed. Given the recent run higher..., it would not be surprising to see a further pullback in the next sessions.

  5. President Trump:

    Today I've issued an executive grant of clemency, a full pardon, posthumously, to John Arthur' Jack' Johnson... The first African-American heavyweight champion of the world, a truly great fighter. Had a tough life.

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