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heavyweight (plural heavyweights)
- A very large, heavy, or impressive person.
- an intellectual heavyweight
- (uncountable) The professional boxing weight division for boxers weighing more than 190 pounds; a boxer in that division.
- (uncountable) A similar division and contestant in other sports.
large, heavy or impressive person
weight class in boxing and other sports
heavyweight (not comparable)
- Of the heavyweight boxing (or similar) division.
- Being relatively heavy.
- Being a leader in one's field.
- Important or impressive.