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lightweight Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun a professional boxer who weighs between 131 and 135 pounds
  2. noun someone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous
    whippersnapper; jackanapes.
  3. noun an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 132 pounds
  4. noun a wrestler who weighs 139-154 pounds
  5. adjective satellite weighing relatively little compared with another item or object of similar use
    • a lightweight fabric
    • lightweight wood
  6. adjective satellite having no importance or influence
    • a lightweight intellect
WordNet

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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