Synonyms of lightweight


1. lightweight, prizefighter, gladiator

usage: a professional boxer who weighs between 131 and 135 pounds

2. whippersnapper, jackanapes, lightweight, cipher, cypher, nobody, nonentity

usage: someone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous

3. lightweight, boxer, pugilist

usage: an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 132 pounds

4. lightweight, wrestler, grappler, matman

usage: a wrestler who weighs 139-154 pounds


1. lightweight, light (vs. heavy)

usage: weighing relatively little compared with another item or object of similar use; "a lightweight fabric"; "lightweight wood"

2. lightweight, unimportant (vs. important)

usage: having no importance or influence; "a lightweight intellect"

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