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Definition of Lightweight


  1. One of less than average weight;
  2. In boxing, wrestling, etc., one weighingnot more than 133 pounds (U. S. amateur rules 135 pounds, Eng. 140 pounds).
  3. A person of small impotance or mental ability.
  4. Light in weight, as a coin; specif., applied to a man or animal who is a lightweight.

Lightweight Quotations

It's a massive motor in a tiny, lightweight car.
Carroll Shelby

I think hard drugs are disgusting. But I must say, I think marijuana is pretty lightweight.
Linda McCartney

Trees and bones are constantly reforming themselves along lines of stress. This algorithm has been put into a software program that's now being used to make bridges lightweight, to make building beams lightweight.
Janine Benyus

Digital reading will completely take over. It's lightweight and it's fantastic for sharing. Over time it will take over.
Bill Gates

It's a heavy weight, the camera. Now we have modern and lightweight, small plastic cameras, but in the '70s they were heavy metal.
Annie Leibovitz
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Lightweight Translations

lightweight in German is leicht
lightweight in Spanish is peso ligero
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