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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

Digital video is so beautiful. It's lightweight, modern, and it's only getting better. It's put film into the La Brea Tar Pits.
David Lynch

When I look in the mirror, I am slightly reminded of self-portraits by Durer and by Rembrandt, because they both show a degree of introspection. I see some element of disappointment; I see a sense of humour, but also something that is faintly ridiculous; and I see somebody who is frightened of being found out and thought lightweight.
Robert Winston

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

Tax season always means a deluge of tax advice. Unfortunately, most of it is futile and lightweight.
Robert Kiyosaki

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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