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American English: /ˈhɛviˌweɪt/
British English: /ˈhɛvɪweɪt/

Translation of heavyweight in Spanish:


  • (Sport) a political/literary/industrial heavyweight
    un peso pesado de la política/literatura/industria
    Example sentences
    • The World's allow one entrant per division per country, while the World Games are one men's lightweight, middleweight and heavyweight per continent.
    • The German was world heavyweight boxing champion from 1930-32.
    • He also happens to be a two-time world heavyweight boxing champ.
    Example sentences
    • Where must it be ranked among the great clashes between light heavyweights and heavyweights?
    • The boxers set a brisk pace for heavyweights, both relying on speed of hand and continual movement.
    • It was because they weren't heavyweights, and to expect them to compete with the heavyweight champion, who held the premier title in boxing, was ludicrous.


  • 1 (Sport) (before noun)
    de la categoría de los pesos pesados
    de los pesos pesados
    Example sentences
    • With the weight penalty (a heavyweight publication), either hand carry it on the plane, or send it early for the festive season by sea mail!
    • A slimming guru has received an award from a no-longer-so heavyweight TV critic for bringing Weight Watchers classes to Rochdale.
    • Choose high-quality, mediumweight fleece - lightweight fleece will not produce a fluffy bloom and two layers of heavyweight fleece are too bulky.
  • 2 (of fabric)
    grueso y resistente
  • 3 (serious)
    Example sentences
    • With a serious heavyweight training behind him, his food is already to die for.
    • Some got merely dozens of votes but very many were serious heavyweight contenders with a wide range of experience.
    • Perhaps we have been wrong in thinking him a serious, heavyweight politician.
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