featherweight


feath·er·weight

noun \-ˌwāt\

: someone or something that weighs very little; especially : a boxer who weighs more than 118 pounds (53.5 kilograms) but less than 126 pounds (57 kilograms)

Full Definition of FEATHERWEIGHT

1
:  one that is very light in weight; especially :  a boxer in a weight division having a maximum limit of 126 pounds for professionals and 125 pounds for amateurs — compare bantamweight, lightweight
2
:  lightweight 2
featherweight adjective

First Known Use of FEATHERWEIGHT

1812

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