Meaning of featherweight
Pronunciation: (fe'ur-wāt"), [key]
- a boxer or other contestant intermediate in weight between a bantamweight and a lightweight, esp. a professional boxer weighing up to 126 lb. (57 kg).
- an insignificant person or thing: He thinks he's a major composer, but he's just a featherweight.
- belonging to the class of featherweights, esp. in boxing.
- extremely light in weight: a featherweight quilt.
- unimportant; trifling; slight.
- featherweight (Thesaurus)