lightweight definition

  • noun:
    • One that weighs relatively small or not as much as average.
    • A weight unit in professional boxing having an upper limit of 135 pounds (60.7 kilograms), between junior lightweight and junior welterweight.
    • A boxer contending within fat division.
    • the same body weight unit various other recreations, such as weightlifting.
    • A contestant in this body weight division.
    • people of little capability, cleverness, influence, or value.
    • A boxer in a weight unit having a maximum restriction of 135 pounds for specialists and 132 weight for amateurs.
    • A competitive weight unit between bantamweight and welterweight, with specific weights different by business.
    • among little consequence or capability.
    • someone who can not deal with their particular beverage.
    • A political prospect with little possibility of winning
    • One of significantly less than average body weight
    • someone of little relevance or emotional ability, specifically person who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous.
    • a wrestler which weighs in at 139-154 weight.
    • In sporting, a guy or an animal of a specific fat prescribed by the guidelines, between that of the middle-weight similarly and that associated with the feather-weight on the other side; hence, any person of lightweight or of relatively small significance.
    • someone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous
    • an amateur boxer which weighs no more than 132 pounds
    • a wrestler just who weighs in at 139-154 pounds
    • a specialist boxer who weighs between 131 and 135 weight
  • adjective:
    • evaluating relatively little; maybe not heavy: lightweight clothing; a lightweight lumber.
    • Sports Of, regarding, or feature of a lightweight: the lightweight subject.
    • Having no importance or influence: a lightweight intellect.
    • without earnestness, capability, or profundity
    • Having lower than normal fat
    • without strength
    • a prize fighter, boxer, wrestler, or jockey, who is below a typical medium body weight. Cf. Feather-weight, under Feather.
    • Light in weight, as a coin; specif., put on a guy or pet that is a lightweight.
    • manufactured from thin fabric, of reasonably small body weight; -- of garments or materials.
    • weighing reasonably small compared with another product or item of comparable use
    • having no importance or influence

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