Synonyms of welterweight


1. welterweight, weight unit, weight

usage: a weight of 28 pounds; sometimes imposed as a handicap in a horse race (such as a steeplechase)

2. welterweight, boxer, pugilist

usage: an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 148 pounds

3. welterweight, wrestler, grappler, matman

usage: a wrestler who weighs 154-172 pounds

4. welterweight, prizefighter, gladiator

usage: a professional boxer who weighs between 141 and 147 pounds

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Definition and meaning of welterweight (Dictionary)