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heavyweight
Definition:
an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 201 pounds

Synonyms:

adjective
big
awash, big league, brimming, burly, capacious, chock-full, colossal, commodious, consequential, crowded, eminent, enormous, extensive, full, gigantic, heavy-duty, heavyweight, hulking, husky, immense, influential, jumbo, leading, main, major league, mammoth, massive, material, meaningful, momentous, oversize, packed, paramount, ponderous, popular, powerful, prime, principal, prodigious, prominent, roomy, significant, sizable, spacious, strapping, stuffed, substantial, super, thundering, tremendous, valuable, vast, voluminous, walloping, weighty, whopper, whopping, a whale of a, mondo, super colossal, bull*, humongous*, monster*.
foremost
arch, champion, front, highest, hot stuff, hotdog, inaugural, initial, number one, original, preeminent, premier, primary, primo, supreme, Headmost, at the cutting edge, at the leading edge, a-1, a-number-1, heavy stuff, most important.
gargantuan
big, giant, humongous, leviathan, monstrous, monumental, mountainous, titanic, towering, super-duper, super-colossal.
heavyweight
abundant, ample, awkward, beefy, built, bulky, burdensome, chief, chunky, considerable, copious, corpulent, critical, crucial, cumbersome, cumbrous, elephantine, enceinte, exceptional, excessive, expectant, fat, fleshy, grave, gravid, great, heavy, hefty, high-power, huge, laden, large, loaded, major, professional, serious, L, blue-chip, four-star, front-page, lead-footed, strictly business, major-league, playing hard ball, big-time, gross*, big*.
important
consequential, considerable, critical, crucial, distinguished, earthshaking, eminent, grave, high-powered, important, influential, momentous, notable, noteworthy, pivotal, prominent, salient, serious, world-shaking, big-name, big-wig, major.
major
stellar, life and death, out-standing.
substantial
goodly, well-built, big-deal.
noun
VIP
High Muckamuck, big enchilada, big kahuna.
big shot
big cat, big cheese, big wheel, dignitary, fat cat, head honcho, high-muck-a-muck, important person, influential person, mogul, nabob, somebody, big gun, big fish, Big Man on Campus, big guns, big-shot, heavy-hitter, high man on the totem pole, big cats.
celebrity
ace, big shot, cynosure, famous person, figure, hero, hotshot, immortal, magnate, mahatma, major leaguer, name, personality, someone, worthy, big deal, superstar, celeb, big stuff, the cheese, big name, lion*.
comer
up-and-comer.
dignitary
celebrity.
executive
administrator, boss, brass, businessperson, ceo, co, commander, director, directorate, entrepreneur, government, governor, head, hierarchy, industrialist, leadership, management, manager, officer, skipper, supervisor, top brass, tycoon, EXEC, administration, head person, higher-up, key player.
heavyweight
behemoth, bigwig, celebrity, character, colossus, eminence, giant, heavy, hulk, leader, lion, luminary, nabob, notability, notable, official, personage, star, titan, vip, whale, big gun, big kahuna, bigshot, person of influence, top cat.
higher-up
higher up.
mover and shaker
achiever, mover, mover and shaker, pathfinder, wheeler dealer, trailblazer, generators, trailblazers, movers, achievers, pathfinders, affluential, enterprising person, man of influence, palpable presence, wheeler and dealer, go getter.
person
heavyweight.
somebody
public figure, so-and-so, Ones, Whoever, some person, household name, person of note, so and so.
superior
superior, higher-up.
very important person
big shot.
Examples of usage:
  1. And it just happened that the man on guard at the gate, due to Bat's instructions, had been the winner of the heavyweight wrestling honors in the last inter- city tournament. – Ashton-Kirk, Criminologist by John T. McIntyre
  2. He don't sound like a heavyweight to me. – Ashton-Kirk, Criminologist by John T. McIntyre
  3. Mr. Binns, who might have been heavyweight champion of the world if he hadn't busted his hand early in life on the skull of a certain Black Bruiser, drove Emma to the station in the cab of his truck. – The Underpup by I. A. R. Wylie
  4. He didn't carry her, for he said she was far too much of a heavyweight for any such performance as that, but he supported her on one side, and with a banister rail on the other she managed beautifully. – Marjorie's Vacation by Carolyn Wells
  5. The heavyweight took away with him a heavy heart. – Steve Yeager by William MacLeod Raine

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