Featherweight - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfeðərweɪt|  American pronunciation of the word featherweight
Brit.  |ˈfɛðəweɪt|  British pronunciation of the word featherweight

noun

- an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 126 pounds
- weighs 126-139 pounds
- a professional boxer who weighs between 123 and 126 pounds

Examples

Now tweeds are manufactured in featherweights.

Word forms

noun
singular: featherweight
plural: featherweights
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