|1.||[ noun ] a wrestler who weighs 154-172 pounds|
|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)|
|3.||[ adjective ] (boxing) of a weight class of 135-147 lbs for boxers|
"the welterweight championship"
|4.||[ noun ] (boxing) an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 148 pounds|
|5.||[ noun ] (boxing) a professional boxer who weighs between 141 and 147 pounds|
|Related terms:||boxer prizefighter|