catchweight

noun

Definition of catchweight

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a negotiated weight limit for a sports event (such as a boxing match) that does not fall within the traditional weight class divisions

catchweight

adverb
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Definition of catchweight (Entry 2 of 2)

: without restriction or artificial handicap as to the weight of contestants in a sports event to fight catchweight

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Noun

catch entry 1 + weight

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“Catchweight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/catchweight. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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