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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lightweight(noun)

    a professional boxer who weighs between 131 and 135 pounds

  2. whippersnapper, jackanapes, lightweight(noun)

    someone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous

  3. lightweight(noun)

    an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 132 pounds

  4. lightweight(adj)

    a wrestler who weighs 139-154 pounds

  5. lightweight(adj)

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

    "a lightweight fabric"; "lightweight wood"

  6. lightweight(adj)

    having no importance or influence

    "a lightweight intellect"


  1. lightweight(Noun)

    A boxer in a weight division having a maximum limit of 135 pounds for professionals and 132 pounds for amateurs.

  2. lightweight(Noun)

    A competitive weight division between bantamweight and welterweight, with specific weights varying by organization.

  3. lightweight(Noun)

    One of little consequence or ability.

  4. lightweight(Noun)

    A person who can't handle their drink.

  5. lightweight(Noun)

    A political candidate with little chance of winning

  6. lightweight(Adjective)

    Lacking in earnestness, ability, or profundity

  7. lightweight(Adjective)

    Having less than average weight

  8. lightweight(Adjective)

    Lacking in strength


  1. Lightweight

    Lightweight is a class of athletes in a particular sport, based on their weight.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. lightweight

    Opposite of heavyweight; usually found in combining forms such as lightweight process.

How to pronounce lightweight?

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How to say lightweight in sign language?

  1. lightweight


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lightweight in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lightweight in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of lightweight in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    He had a tough night. He is a lightweight.

  2. Rick Snowdon:

    I've seen several grizzles with cubs, they definitely looked lightweight.

  3. Donald Trump:

    I don't think, frankly, Rubio is going to make it. I think, to me, he's a lightweight.

  4. Lakiea Wright:

    These proteins are very lightweight, so they get dispersed in the air as the animal moves around.

  5. Red Bull in 2007-2010:

    Weight is crucial for us, the lightweight materials that Puma are now using in the suits, in the footwear, in the gloves, save us grams but they all add up.

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