Definition of heavyweight:
Synonyms for heavyweight:
colossus, leading light, major leaguer, big leaguer, bigtime, mogul, corner, bout, monster, bigwig, weighty, honcho, boxing, big-league, hefty, bare-knuckle, notability, kahuna, major, leader, big gun, whale, big boy, cross, kingpin, nabob, nob, hulk, titan, count out, figure, a force to be reckoned with, mover and shaker, biggie, authority figure, bigfoot, muckamuck, eminence, nawab, ponderous, someone, VIP, dignitary, bantamweight, prime mover, lion, pooh-bah, big-timer, behemoth, muckety-muck, massive, goliath, heavy hitter, character, boxer, nibs, blue-chip, personage, big cheese, somebody, big wheel, wheel, magnate, big, fat cat, giant, major-league, big shot, heavy, kingfish, arm-wrestling, box, giant star, high-muck-a-muck.
He had seen the much- discussed gentleman on the street once or twice, but rumors of football prowess and heavyweight championships during college days had aroused in Sube a curiosity to look him over at closer range.- "Sube Cane", Edward Bellamy Partridge.
- "The Golden Canyon Contents: The Golden Canyon; The Stone Chest", G. A. Henty.
- "When Ghost Meets Ghost", William Frend De Morgan.