Definition of 'heavyweight'
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The political heavyweights traded verbal blows last year. The Sun (2016)The two courageous heavyweights went toe to toe as they jumped the last together. The Sun (2016)Historically, the chairman has always been a political or cultural heavyweight. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The heavyweight championship of the world was the richest prize in sport. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Political heavyweights take opposite sides as fight for. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They say the last thing a heavyweight boxer loses is his knockout punch. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They must have formed preconceived ideas about the former world heavyweight champion. The Sun (2009)The door is still open to the world heavyweight championship. Times, Sunday Times (2006)His obvious weakness is his lack of heavyweight political experience. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is like the punch of a heavyweight boxer compared to a flyweight. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But some government insiders fear that progress will be slow without continued heavyweight political backing. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Indeed he looks far more chiselled than most heavyweight boxers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)What we have here are two heavyweights not so much leaning on each other as holding one another up. The Sun (2007)The one that consumes the best diet for growing antlers and gaining weight will be the heavyweight in the fight. Christianity Today (2000)There are two Hollywood heavyweights competing for this fiercely contested prize. The Sun (2010)But it's a heavyweight fighting a middleweight. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There's not enough room in this country for two big heavyweights. The Sun (2011)So it looks like we're still stuck with this political heavyweight. The Sun (2008)Brought up surrounded by power, the sons of former party heavyweights are now after their own seats. The Sun (2014)At first it looked like an equal contest, two heavyweights with little difference between the size of their antlers. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He's certainly got the power but this is only his fifth fight as a heavyweight and against by far his best opponent. The Sun (2011)THERE are two Tigers here lining up against each other for the heavyweight championship of his world. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It will not be boring like the heavyweight fights on ITV recently. The Sun (2008)At 25, he is moving into the peak of his career at a world football heavyweight. The Sun (2013)Therefore the the public do not know who the best heavyweight in the world is, unlike most generations when there has always been a stand-out champion. The Sun (2010)
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British English: heavyweight NOUN
A heavyweight is a boxer weighing more than 175 pounds and therefore in the heaviest class.
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