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lightweight

adjective  us   /ˈlɑɪtˌweɪt/

lightweight adjective (WITH LESS WEIGHT)

(esp. of clothes) weighing little and therefore not warm: a lightweight jacket

lightweight adjective (NOT IMPORTANT)

(of a person) of little importance, or (of ideas) created without serious thought or purpose: The movie was a lightweight comedy.

lightweight

noun [C]  us   /ˈlɑɪt·weɪt/

lightweight noun [C] (SOMEONE OR SOMETHING NOT IMPORTANT)

a person of little importance, or an idea created without serious thought or purpose:
Translations of “lightweight”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不重的, 較輕的,輕量的…
in Russian легкий…
in Turkish hafif, ince…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不重的, 较轻的,轻量的…
in Polish lekki…
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