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Noun: heavyweight  'he-vee,weyt
  1. An amateur boxer who weighs no more than 201 pounds
     
  2. A wrestler who weighs more than 214 pounds
     
  3. A professional boxer who weighs more than 190 pounds
     
  4. A very large person; impressive in size or qualities
    - giant, hulk, whale
     
  5. A person of exceptional importance and reputation
    - colossus, behemoth, giant, titan

Derived forms: heavyweights

Type of: boxer, gladiator, grappler, important person, influential person, large person, matman, personage, prizefighter, pugilist, wrestler

Encyclopedia: Heavyweight