welterweight

Definitions of welterweight
  1. noun
    a weight of 28 pounds; sometimes imposed as a handicap in a horse race (such as a steeplechase)
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    type of:
    weight, weight unit
    a unit used to measure weight
  2. noun
    a professional boxer who weighs between 141 and 147 pounds
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    type of:
    gladiator, prizefighter
    a professional boxer
  3. noun
    an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 148 pounds
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    type of:
    boxer, pugilist
    someone who fights with his fists for sport
  4. noun
    a wrestler who weighs 154-172 pounds
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    type of:
    grappler, matman, wrestler
    combatant who tries to throw opponent to the ground
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