heavyweight

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Noun[edit]

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heavyweight (plural heavyweights)

  1. A very large, heavy, or impressive person.
    an intellectual heavyweight
  2. The professional boxing weight division for boxers weighing more than 190 pounds; a boxer in that division.
  3. A similar division and contestant in other sports.

Adjective[edit]

heavyweight (not comparable)

  1. Of the heavyweight boxing (or similar) division.
  2. Being relatively heavy.
  3. Being a leader in one's field.

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