Examples of heavyweight in a Sentence
Their company is one of the industry's heavyweights.
a heavyweight in the U.S. Senate, he has a lot of clout in judicial confirmations
Recent Examples of heavyweight from the Web
Some teams told their tall players to jog and hold heavy weights before the official measurement, according to Yonhap.
When Tobolsky’s injury didn’t seem to be improving, sheriff’s investigators followed him to a gym and shot video of him lifting the heavy weights, Kessler said.
Woods also lifted heavy weights, an activity players before him had avoided in the belief that big muscles would restrict flexibility and impede their swings.
Spotify will make its highly anticipated Wall Street debut on Tuesday, potentially raising billions for company employees and existing investors, and luring some Silicon Valley heavy weights to follow them onto the public markets.
People were being spanked, hot wax was being poured on bare skin, a man was walking around with heavy weights hung from his balls.
The male characters likely spent more time putting on mass with heavy weights and then leaned out just before filming.
Lifting heavy weights—and doing it well—requires a lot of sometimes-unconventional fuels.
But for anyone whose exercise regimen typically consists of lifting heavy weights, doing cardio, and then lifting more weights, sprinkling in a regular yoga workout can do wonders for an overtaxed body.
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First Known Use of heavyweight
big, big boy, big cheese, big gun, big leaguer, big shot, big wheel, big-timer, bigfoot, biggie, bigwig, fat cat, heavy, heavy hitter, high-muck-a-muck (or high-muckety-muck), honcho, kingfish, kingpin, nabob, nibs, wheel;
HEAVYWEIGHT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of heavyweight for English Language Learners
: a fighter in the heaviest class of boxers : a boxer who weighs more than 175 pounds (79.5 kilograms)
: someone or something that is very important and powerful
: something that is heavy
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