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light·weight

 (līt′wāt′)
n.
1. One that weighs relatively little or less than average.
2.
a. A weight division in professional boxing having an upper limit of 135 pounds (60.7 kilograms), between junior lightweight and junior welterweight.
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.
3. A person of little ability, intelligence, influence, or importance.
adj.
1. Weighing relatively little; not heavy: lightweight clothing; a lightweight wood.
2. Sports Of, relating to, or characteristic of a lightweight: the lightweight title.
3. Having no significance or influence: a lightweight intellect.
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lightweight

(ˈlaɪtˌweɪt)
adj
1. of a relatively light weight
2. not serious; trivial
n
3. a person or animal of a relatively light weight
4. (Boxing)
a. a professional boxer weighing 130–135 pounds (59–61 kg)
b. an amateur boxer weighing 57–60 kg (126–132 pounds)
c. (as modifier): the lightweight contender.
5. (Wrestling) a wrestler in a similar weight category (usually 115–126 pounds (52–57 kg))
6. informal a person of little importance or influence
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light•weight

(ˈlaɪtˌweɪt)

adj.
1. light in weight: a lightweight topcoat.
2. without seriousness of purpose; trivial or trifling.
3. of or pertaining to a lightweight: the new lightweight contender.
n.
4. a person of less than average weight.
5. Informal. a person who is of little influence, importance, or effect.
6. a boxer intermediate in weight between a featherweight and a welterweight, esp. a professional boxer weighing up to 135 lb. (61 kg).
7. a weightlifter intermediate in weight between a featherweight and a middleweight.
[1765–75]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lightweight - a professional boxer who weighs between 131 and 135 poundslightweight - a professional boxer who weighs between 131 and 135 pounds
prizefighter, gladiator - a professional boxer
2.lightweight - someone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous
nobody, nonentity, cypher, cipher - a person of no influence
3.lightweight - an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 132 pounds
boxer, pugilist - someone who fights with his fists for sport
4.lightweight - a wrestler who weighs 139-154 pounds
grappler, matman, wrestler - combatant who tries to throw opponent to the ground
Adj.1.lightweight - weighing relatively little compared with another item or object of similar use; "a lightweight fabric"; "lightweight wood"
light - of comparatively little physical weight or density; "a light load"; "magnesium is a light metal--having a specific gravity of 1.74 at 20 degrees C"
2.lightweight - having no importance or influence; "a lightweight intellect"
unimportant - not important; "a relatively unimportant feature of the system"; "the question seems unimportant"
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lightweight

adjective
2. unimportant, shallow, trivial, insignificant, slight, petty, worthless, trifling, flimsy, paltry, inconsequential, undemanding, insubstantial, nickel-and-dime (U.S. slang), of no account Some of the discussion in the book is lightweight and unconvincing.
unimportant important, serious, significant, substantial, momentous, weighty
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lightweight

adjective
Having little weight; not heavy:
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Translations
وَزْن خَفيف
lehký
letvægts-
könnyûsúly
léttur

lightweight

[ˈlaɪtweɪt]
A. ADJ (gen) → ligero, de poco peso, liviano (esp LAm) (Boxing) → de peso ligero
B. N (Boxing) → peso m ligero (fig) (pej) → persona f de poco peso or sin importancia
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lightweight

[ˈlaɪtweɪt]
adj
[suit, fabric] → léger/ère; [bicycle, machine, device] → léger/ère
[champion, title] → des poids légers
the defending women's lightweight champion → la tenante du titre des poids légers
a lightweight boxer → un poids léger
(= unimpressive) → léger/ère
It is fairly lightweight research → En fait de recherche, c'est plutôt léger.
n
(pejorative) (= nonentity) → poids m plume
He considered his opponent a political lightweight → Il considérait son rival comme un poids plume de la politique.
(= boxer) → poids m légerlight year nannée-lumière f
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lightweight

[ˈlaɪtˌweɪt]
1. adj (also) (fig) → leggero/a (Boxing) → dei pesi leggeri
2. n (Boxing) → peso leggero
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

light2

(lait) adjective
1. easy to lift or carry; of little weight. I bought a light suitcase for plane journeys.
2. easy to bear, suffer or do. Next time the punishment will not be so light.
3. (of food) easy to digest. a light meal.
4. of less weight than it should be. The load of grain was several kilos light.
5. of little weight. Aluminium is a light metal.
6. lively or agile. She was very light on her feet.
7. cheerful; not serious. light music.
8. little in quantity; not intense, heavy, strong etc. light rain.
9. (of soil) containing a lot of sand.
ˈlightly adverb
ˈlightness noun
ˈlighten verb
to make or become less heavy. She lightened her suitcase by taking out several pairs of shoes; The postman's bag of parcels lightened as he went from house to house.
ˌlight-ˈfingered adjective
inclined to steal things.
ˌlight-ˈheaded adjective
dizzy and giddy.
ˌlight-ˈhearted adjective
happy and free from anxiety; not grave or serious. a light-hearted mood.
ˈlightweight adjective
light in weight. a lightweight raincoat.
get off lightly
to escape or be allowed to go without severe punishment etc.
make light of
to treat (problems etc) as unimportant.
travel light
to travel with little luggage.
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