Translation of "lightweight" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈlaɪt.weɪt/ us /ˈlaɪt.weɪt/

lightweight adjective (NOT HEAVY)

weighing only a little or less than average

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

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


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

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)