junior featherweight


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junior featherweight

n.
1. A weight division in professional boxing having an upper limit of 122 pounds (54.9 kilograms), between bantamweight and featherweight.
2. A boxer competing in this weight division. In both senses also called super bantamweight.
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Noun1.junior featherweight - weighs no more than 122 pounds
boxer, pugilist - someone who fights with his fists for sport
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