Translation of "lightweight" - English-Traditional 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

較輕的,輕量的
I need a lightweight jacket for the summer evenings. 我需要一件夏天晚上穿的薄外套。

lightweight adjective (NOT SERIOUS)

disapproving not showing deep understanding or knowledge of any subject

膚淺的,理解不深的
She's the author of some fairly lightweight historical novels. 她寫了幾部內容相當膚淺的歷史小說。

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

輕量級運動員
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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. 在某些圈子裡,他被斥為對文學一知半解而遭到排斥。

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