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Related to cruiserweight: light heavyweight
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.]
(Boxing) boxing another term (esp Brit) for light heavyweight
n (Boxing) → Halbschwergewicht nt