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Pronunciation: (fe&thslash;'ur-wāt"), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/featherweight.html on line 73 [key]
n.
1. a boxer or other contestant intermediate in weight between a bantamweight and a lightweight, esp. a professional boxer weighing up to 126 lb. (57 kg).
2. an insignificant person or thing: He thinks he's a major composer, but he's just a featherweight.

adj.
1. belonging to the class of featherweights, esp. in boxing.
2. extremely light in weight: a featherweight quilt.
3. unimportant; trifling; slight.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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