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Synonyms for lightweight

Noun

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

Adjective

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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