Definition of Lightweights

1. Noun. (plural of lightweight) ¹



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Definition of Lightweights

1. lightweight [n] - See also: lightweight

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lightweights

lightspeed
lightspeed lag
lightstick
lightsticks
lightstruck
lightswitch
lightswitches
lighttight
lightvessel
lightvessels
lightwave
lightwaves
lightweight
lightweighter
lightweightest
lightweights (current term)
lightwell
lightwells
lightwood
lightwoods
lightworker
lighty
lightyear
lightyears
lign-
lign-aloes
lignage
lignages
lignaloes
lignan

Literary usage of Lightweights

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1. The Songs of Charles Dibdin: Chronologically Arranged, with Notes by Charles Dibdin, George Hogarth (1848)
"As for cheating, lightweights, and shore measures, And corruption and brib'ry, d'ye see, These never embitter the pleasures Of gnod fellows who plough the ..."

2. Railway Station Service by Benjamin Chapman Burt (1911)
"It is therefore made a duty of agents to watch the lightweights as stenciled on the sides of cars and to report any omissions or discrepancies; also, ..."

3. Abstract of Minutes, Compiled by the Secretary of the Association, 1889-1895 (1919)
"With a family history of tuberculosis, whether in parent or brother or sister, lightweights at the younger ages at entry show a high mortality. 2. ..."

4. The Official National Collegiate Athletic Association Basketball Guide by National Collegiate Athletic Association (1906)
"The lightweights simply : rings around them and actually under them, for the lighter vs would get the ball and run between the big fellows' legs, ..."

5. Practical Ideas for Teaching Writing As a Process by Carol B. Olson (1996)
""We have three different weight categories: the lightweights, ... The lightweights we call the Cream-puff Cuties, the middleweights are called the ..."

6. Dogdom: Monthly (1920)
"These proven lightweights have established a record on the bench and at stud, ... As a show dog. he has beaten all the noted lightweights except one. and he ..."

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