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Definitions and Synonyms of lightweight | Another word for lightweight | What is lightweight?

Definition 1: a professional boxer who weighs between 131 and 135 pounds - [noun denoting person]

(lightweight is a kind of ...) a professional boxer

Definition 2: a wrestler who weighs 139-154 pounds - [noun denoting person]

(lightweight is a kind of ...) combatant who tries to throw opponent to the ground

Definition 3: someone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for lightweight in the sense of this definition

(lightweight is a kind of ...) a person of no influence

Definition 4: an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 132 pounds - [noun denoting person]

(lightweight is a kind of ...) someone who fights with his fists for sport

Definition 5: weighing relatively little compared with another item or object of similar use - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where lightweight or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a lightweight fabric
  • lightweight wood

(lightweight is similar to ...) 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"

Definition 6: having no importance or influence - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where lightweight or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a lightweight intellect

(lightweight is similar to ...) not important

"a relatively unimportant feature of the system" "the question seems unimportant"

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