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OTHER WORDS FROM lightweightul·tra·light·weight, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for lightweight
I’ve mostly stuck to pedal kayaks because they are lightweight, and more reliable because they are powered by me—not electronics.
It is lightweight, low-profile, 100% waterproof, and has a 5-day battery life.
You also wanted your pen to be lightweight and easy to move between rooms.
It’s lightweight at just 22 pounds and the side handles make it easy to carry.Make every project a breeze with the right miter saw|PopSci Commerce Team|August 26, 2020|Popular Science
The medical kit that astronauts use to patch each other up will have to be lightweight and compact.What will astronauts need to survive the dangerous journey to Mars?|Maria Temming|July 15, 2020|Science News
Gates paints Reid as a lightweight more interested in Nevada issues than the defense of the nation.Reid: Gates ‘Unethically’ Gossiped and Published Memoir to ‘Make Money’|John L. Smith|January 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He might have been considered a lightweight, but even if he didn't ask the tough questions, everybody watched him.
Without Diesel, this sequel seems like a lightweight, but brought on the much welcomed team of Tyrese Gibson and Ludacris.Best Paul Walker Performances: Ranking the ‘Fast and Furious’ Franchise|Jimmy So|December 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Dogs wearing tailored coats in solid colors were joined by others in lightweight capes.FIT Hosts BARK-à-Porter: Art Deco-Themed Pet Fashion Show|Claire Stern|May 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
To be fair, none of these titles count as lightweight, beach-reading diversions.
Light as a lightweight acrobat Ahmet Ali had rolled aside, put palm to ground, sprung to his feet.The Wind Bloweth|Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne
Mr. Gilroy arranged the party so that one lightweight member was in each canoe with one of the heavier girls, and one of the boys.Girl Scouts in the Adirondacks|Lillian Elizabeth Roy
He was a football player and a lightweight boxer of no mean ability.The Rope of Gold|Roy J. Snell
Ekstrohm picked up a lightweight no-back from the ship's library, a book by Bloch, the famous twentieth-century expert on sex.The Planet with No Nightmare|Jim Harmon
Whereupon he informed me he was a lightweight champion boxer, and if I did not there would be bloodshed, and he came towards me.From Crow-Scaring to Westminster; an Autobiography|George Edwards M.P., O.B.E.
British Dictionary definitions for lightweight
- a professional boxer weighing 130–135 pounds (59–61 kg)
- an amateur boxer weighing 57–60 kg (126–132 pounds)
- (as modifier)the lightweight contender