Share this entry

Share this page

makeweight

Saltos de línea: make|weight
Pronunciación: /ˈmeɪkweɪt
 
/

Definición de makeweight en inglés:

sustantivo

1Something put on a scale to make up the required weight.
Example sentences
  • I've got my little bag of foreign coins out as a makeweight, so let's see…
1.1An unimportant person or thing that is only added or included in order to complete something: he has waited a long time to establish himself after two years as squad makeweight
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Hedman filled a void created by Dmitri Kharine's summer contract expiry but the Sweden international is not expected to be just a squad makeweight.
  • Disc two's round-up of singles hints at last-minute doubts about disc one: doubts that, two or three makeweights aside, are unjustified.
  • Tiny ivory fans were put into tea chests as makeweights and we all associate white ostrich feather with presentation at court.

Definición de makeweight en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día emulous
Pronunciación: ˈɛmjʊləs
adjective
seeking to emulate someone or something