What does heavyweight mean?

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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

    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. President Trump:

    You have people coming, you know they're all met by the lawyers... And they come out, and they're met by the lawyers, and they say,' Say the following phrase : I am very afraid for my life. I am afraid for my life.' OK, and then I look at the guy. He looks like he just got out of the ring. He's a heavyweight champion of the world. It's a big fat con job.

  2. 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.

  3. Grand Slam singles champion Djokovic:

    I felt I'm out of shape( for sumo) a little bit... with a few more kilos, I'll be ready to compete. Probably three times as much as I have right now would be the right measurement for me to compete, it's quite impressive to see also how flexible they are... I didn't think that they were that flexible considering it's a heavyweight sport.

  4. Mike Tyson:

    It ranks right at the top. obviously the biggest crowd [ in Europe ] and Joseph Parker've got two top heavyweight fighters going head-to-head.

  5. Federica Mogherini:

    If we put together the numbers of the EU and the member states, then we are the first heavyweight. It's just that we don't realize the power we have in our hands, and we don't use it, just using all our potential in terms of institutions and money would be a game changer.

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