from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun One of above average weight.
- noun The heaviest weight division in professional boxing, having no upper limit, with contestants usually weighing more than 200 pounds (90.7 kilograms).
- noun A boxer competing in this weight division.
- noun A similar weight division in other sports, such as weightlifting.
- noun A contestant in this weight division.
- noun Informal A person of great importance or influence.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A person whose weight exceeds the average; specifically, a boxer or other contestant whose weight places him in the highest of the four grades or classes of contestants recognized by sporting men, the others being middle-weight, light-weight, and feather-weight.
- noun A person of weight or importance; one of much influence.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective heaviest in a category.
- noun a wrestler who weighs more than 214 pounds.
- noun a boxer who weighs more than 195 pounds.
- noun a very large person.
- noun a person of exceptional importance and reputation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A very
large, heavy, or impressiveperson.
- noun The
professional boxing weight divisionfor boxers weighingmore than 190 pounds; a boxer in that division.
- noun A similar division and
contestantin other sports.
- adjective Of the heavyweight boxing (or similar) division.
- adjective Being relatively
- adjective Being a
leaderin one's field.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a professional boxer who weighs more than 190 pounds
- noun a very large person; impressive in size or qualities
- noun a person of exceptional importance and reputation
- noun an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 201 pounds
- noun a wrestler who weighs more than 214 pounds
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