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superheavyweight Line breaks: super|heavy|weight
Pronunciation: /suːpəˈhɛviweɪt/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of superheavyweight in English:


[mass noun]
1A weight above heavyweight in boxing and other sports. In the amateur boxing scale it begins at 91 kg.
Example sentences
  • He works his way to the Olympic gold-medal Greco-Roman superheavyweight wrestling match.
  • No fighter above the weight of 95 kg or about 15 st would be licensed by the AIBA, and national associations were asked to scrap their superheavyweight championships.
1.1 [count noun] A superheavyweight boxer or other competitor.
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