Definition of lightweight adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈlaɪtweɪt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈlaɪtweɪt//
    Materials and properties
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  1. 1made of thinner material and less heavy than usual a lightweight jacket a lightweight aluminium engine See related entries: Materials and properties
  2. 2(disapproving) not very serious or impressive a lightweight book He was considered too lightweight for the job.
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