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heavyweight

heav·y·weight

heavyweight

 
pronunciation:
he vi weIt
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having great weight; very heavy.
definition 2: of or pertaining to the heaviest competitive class or division.
a heavyweight wrestling match
definition 3: relatively heavier or thicker than usual.
a heavyweight sealing material
similar words:
overweight
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person who weighs well above average.
definition 2: a competitor in the heaviest class, as a boxer over 175 pounds.
definition 3: (informal) an esp. influential or brilliant person.
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