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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlightweightlight‧weight1 /ˈlaɪt-weɪt/ noun [countable]  1 UNIMPORTANTsomeone who has no importance or influence, or who does not have the ability to think deeply – used to show disapproval opp heavyweight an intellectual lightweight2 DSOa boxer who weighs less than 61.24 kilograms, and who is heavier than a featherweight but lighter than a welterweight3 LIGHT/NOT HEAVYsomeone or something of less than average weight
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lightweightHis books are tremendously popular, but most of the critics regard him as a lightweight.Call me a lightweight, but I like movies with happy endings.But Clinton was already dismissed in London media circles as a poll-driven lightweight.This was a more rewarding point for the visitors, who have a far easier run-in against group lightweights.And therefore no slackers allowed! no deadwood! no lightweights! no loafers!Still, at 3,900 pounds, the A8 Quattro is no lightweight.It would be dangerous to dismiss her as a political lightweight.Ellen said he was a political lightweight whose stagecraft was better than his statecraft.a political lightweightBut too many in the industry consider the band talentless lightweights for it to earn this kind of endorsement.This is the third lightweight I have owned, but the first 24 volt one.