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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A professional boxer who weighs between 123 and 126 pounds; Weighs 126-139 pounds; An amateur boxer who weighs no more than 126 pounds.

Usage examples (31)
  • The word "featherweight" always carries with it the association with Willie Pep.
  • These include "rookie of the year" and the "featherweight" award, presented to the team with the lightest, fastest buggy.
  • "Why, the little gentleman's only a featherweight."
  • She held up a tiny, featherweight notebook computer. for more
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