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fly·weight

 (flī′wāt′)
n.
1.
a. A weight division in professional boxing having an upper limit of 112 pounds (50.4 kilograms), between junior flyweight and junior bantamweight.
b. A boxer competing in this weight division.
c. A similar weight division in other sports, such as weightlifting.
d. A contestant in this weight division.
2. Something that is particularly small, light, or inconsequential.

fly′weight′ adj.

flyweight

(ˈflaɪˌweɪt)
n
1. (Boxing)
a. a professional boxer weighing not more than 112 pounds (51 kg)
b. an amateur boxer weighing 48–51 kg (106–112 pounds)
c. (as modifier): a flyweight contest.
2. (Wrestling) (in Olympic wrestling) a wrestler weighing not more than 115 pounds (52 kg)

fly•weight

(ˈflaɪˌweɪt)

n.
a boxer or weightlifter of the lightest competitive class, esp. a professional boxer weighing up to 112 lb. (51 kg).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flyweight - weighs no more than 115 pounds
grappler, matman, wrestler - combatant who tries to throw opponent to the ground
2.flyweight - an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 112 pounds
boxer, pugilist - someone who fights with his fists for sport
Translations

flyweight

[ˈflaɪweɪt]
A. Npeso m mosca
B. CPD flyweight contest Ncombate m de pesos mosca

flyweight

[ˈflaɪweɪt] npoids m mouche

flyweight

[ˈflaɪˌweɪt] (Boxing)
1. npeso m mosca inv
2. adj (contest) → di pesi mosca
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