Translation of "lightweight" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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lightweightadjective

uk /ˈlaɪt.weɪt/ us /ˈlaɪt.weɪt/

lightweight adjective (NOT HEAVY)

weighing only a little or less than average

较轻的,轻量的
I need a lightweight jacket for the summer evenings. 我需要一件夏天晚上穿的薄夹克衫。

lightweight adjective (NOT SERIOUS)

disapproving not showing deep understanding or knowledge of any subject

肤浅的,理解不深的
She's the author of some fairly lightweight historical novels. 她写了几部内容相当肤浅的历史小说。

lightweightnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈlaɪt.weɪt/ us /ˈlaɪt.weɪt/

lightweight noun [ C ] (SPORTS PERSON)

in some sports, including boxing, a person whose weight is between featherweight and welterweight

轻量级运动员
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lightweight noun [ C ] (NOT SERIOUS)

disapproving a person whose work in a particular area of activity does not show a deep understanding or knowledge of that subject

一知半解的人,理解不深的人
In certain circles he has been dismissed as a literary lightweight. 在某些圈子里,他被斥为对文学一知半解而遭到排斥。

(Translation of “lightweight” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)