cruiserweight


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cruis·er·weight

 (kro͞o′zər-wāt′)
n.
1. A weight division in professional boxing having an upper limit of 200 pounds (90.7 kilograms), between light heavyweight and heavyweight.
2. A boxer competing in this weight division. In both senses also called junior heavyweight.

[Possibly after the cruiser, warship, the second heaviest warship.]

cruiserweight

(ˈkruːzəˌweɪt)
n
(Boxing) boxing another term (esp Brit) for light heavyweight
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cruiserweight - a professional boxer who weighs between 169 and 175 pounds
prizefighter, gladiator - a professional boxer
Translations

cruiserweight

[ˈkruːzəweɪt] N (Boxing) → peso m semipesado

cruiserweight

[ˈkruːzərweɪt] (mainly British)
nmi-lourd m, poids m mi-lourd
modif [champion, championship, title] → des mi-lourdscruising speed n [ship, car, aircraft] → vitesse f de croisière

cruiserweight

n (Boxing) → Halbschwergewicht nt
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