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He gets the best from his players but their squad looks a little lightweight. The Sun (2006)The chassis combines a lightweight aluminium frame with what look suspiciously like cycle parts. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This lightweight aluminium wallet is said to shield cards from both problems. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Pale linen suits and cotton shirts are as popular as lightweight suits for men. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The lightweight fabric makes this voluminous new shape more flattering. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But a new lightweight aluminium and body shell and a highly tuned sports have changed that. The Sun (2006)But he is no political lightweight. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Amazingly lightweight frames can be made. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The answer is a lightweight suit. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is a familiar image and the European lightweight champion is hoping to become a familiar face. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Made of lightweight, durable fabric it has a zip end pocket. The Sun (2011)The Villa manager saw beyond their lightweight frames to realise that skill and pace set them apart. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It's made from lightweight fabric and comes in ten colours. The Sun (2012)Made from durable nylon and a strong yet lightweight frame, the bags measure approx. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Fluid, lightweight fabrics and strong colours will get you out of the bridal ghetto. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is eagerly buying western 3D printing technology and making its own lightweight machines to sell to consumers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is made from lightweight carbon composite fibres that improve efficiency and use 25 per cent less fuel than older models. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A little lightweight, although there is no denying his pace. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The i3's chassis is made of lightweight reclaimed aluminium. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He was saying now that he also wanted to buy some lightweight aluminium goals so we didn't have to go through the daily weightlifting ritual. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He was involved in designing the first lightweight carbon helmet, which helped him to emerge relatively unscathed from the inevitable accidents that occur in his sport. Times, Sunday Times (2014)THE twins, pictured below left with their mum, were decent lightweight boxers in their youth. The Sun (2015)
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British English: lightweight ADJECTIVE
Something that is lightweight weighs less than most other things of the same type.
British English: lightweight NOUN
Lightweight is a category in some sports, such as boxing, judo, or rowing, based on the weight of the athlete.
By the age of sixteen he was the junior lightweight champion.
- American English: lightweight
- Brazilian Portuguese: peso-leve
- Chinese: 羽量级
- European Spanish: peso ligero
- French: poids léger
- German: Leichtgewichtler
- Italian: peso leggero
- Japanese: ライト級
- Korean: 라이트급
- European Portuguese: peso leve
- Spanish: peso ligero
Definition of lightweight from the Collins English Dictionary
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