weigh-in

noun \ ˈwā-ˌin \

Definition of weigh-in

: an act or instance of weighing in as a contestant especially in sport

First Known Use of weigh-in

1939

in the meaning defined above

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weigh in

verb

Definition of weigh in

1 : to have oneself or one's possessions (such as baggage) weighed; especially : to have oneself weighed in connection with an athletic contest
2 : to bring one's weight or influence to bear especially as a participant, contributor, or mediator
  • weighed in with an opinion

Examples of weigh in in a Sentence

  1. self-appointed pundits immediately weighed in on the latest political scandal

First Known Use of weigh in

1868

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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WEIGH-IN Defined for English Language Learners

weigh-in

Definition of weigh-in for English Language Learners

  • : an occurrence in which an athlete (such as a boxer or jockey) is weighed before an event


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