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lightweight

light·weight

lightweight

 
pronunciation:
laIt weIt
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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Word Combinations (adjective, noun)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: weighing little, or less than an otherwise similar object.
a lightweight coat
similar words:
light
definition 2: of little importance or impact.
a lightweight booka lightweight politician
antonyms:
heavy
similar words:
light
definition 3: of or pertaining to a boxer weighing between 126 and 135 pounds.
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: someone who weighs less than the average.
definition 2: a person of very limited abilities or importance.
definition 3: a boxer weighing between 126 and 135 pounds.
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