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middleweight definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 165 pounds
2: a wrestler who weighs 172-192 pounds
3: a professional boxer who weighs between 155 and 160 pounds

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1889 one of average weight; specifically a boxer in a weight division having a maximum limit of 160 pounds for professionals and 165 pounds for amateurs compare light heavyweight, welterweight

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a weight in certain sports intermediate between welterweight and light heavyweight, in the amateur boxing scale 71-5 kg but differing for professionals, wrestlers, and weightlifters. 2 a sportsman of this weight. Phrases and idioms: junior middleweight 1 a weight in professional boxing of 66.7-69.8 kg. 2 a professional boxer of this weight. light middleweight 1 a weight in amateur boxing of 67-71 kg. 2 an amateur boxer of this weight.

Moby Thesaurus

Chinese boxer, bantamweight, black belt, boxer, brown belt, bruiser, catchweight, featherweight, fighter, fisticuffer, flyweight, heavyweight, karate expert, light heavyweight, lightweight, palooka, prizefighter, pug, pugilist, savate expert, sparrer, welterweight




 


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