cruiserweight
noun Date: 1920 a boxer in a weight division having a maximum limit of 190 pounds

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  • cruiserweight — /krooh zeuhr wayt /, n. Brit. a light heavyweight boxer. [1915 20; so called by metaphor, since a cruiser is the second heaviest naval ship] * * * …   Universalium

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  • cruiserweight — /ˈkruzəweɪt/ (say kroohzuhwayt) noun Chiefly British Boxing → light heavyweight (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary

  • cruiserweight — n. esp. Brit. = light heavyweight (see HEAVYWEIGHT) …   Useful english dictionary

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