OTHER WORDS FROM lightweightul·tra·light·weight, adjective
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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
With Gear 2, Gear Neo, and Gear Fit, Samsung is pushing lightweight hardware with long-lasting battery life.
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.
When the Undetectable Firearms Act passed in 1988, gun manufacturers had begun using lightweight polymer in handguns.The Deadly Plastic Gun Loophole the House Extension Leaves in Place|Eleanor Clift|December 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
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
You do have a recollection that those rods were a very lightweight metal?Warren Commission (3 of 26): Hearings Vol. III (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
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
For his one chance was in his youth and the method he had learned from the lightweight champion of the world.A Soldier of the Legion|C. N. Williamson
In lightweight circles, at any rate, old-fashioned proprieties are still effective.Pieces of Hate|Heywood Broun
I never saw anything prettier than the way Bert flung him back as though he had been a lightweight.Bert Wilson on the Gridiron|J. W. Duffield
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