[ min-uh-muh m-weyt ]
/ ˈmɪn ə məmˌweɪt /
a boxer of the lightest competitive class, especially a boxer weighing up to 104 pounds (47.2 kg).
Words nearby minimumweight
Also called straw·weight [straw-weyt] /ˈstrɔˌweɪt/.
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British Dictionary definitions for strawweight
/ (ˈstrɔːˌweɪt) /
- a professional boxer weighing not more than 47.6 kg (105 pounds)
- (as modifier)the strawweight title
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