1. [ noun ] a wrestler who weighs 154-172 pounds
Related terms: wrestler
2. [ noun ] (horse racing) a weight of 28 pounds; sometimes imposed as a handicap in a horse race (such as a steeple chase or hurdle race)
Related terms: weight_unit
3. [ adjective ] (boxing) of a weight class of 135-147 lbs for boxers

"the welterweight championship"

Related terms: heavy
4. [ noun ] (boxing) an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 148 pounds
Related terms: boxer
5. [ noun ] (boxing) a professional boxer who weighs between 141 and 147 pounds
Related terms: boxer prizefighter
Similar spelling:   well-tried