Meaning of cruiserweight in English:


Pronunciation /ˈkruːzəweɪt/


mainly British
another term for light heavyweight
‘I fought as a cruiserweight, and I won the fight by 5th round Knockout.’
  • ‘Today, Ali would be a ‘small Heavyweight ‘based on his peak weight and Joe Louis would be a cruiserweight at his best!’’
  • ‘Last night in Reading, the powerful cruiserweight demonstrated to all just why many consider him to be the torchbearer for the future of British boxing.’
  • ‘How would he have done if he boxed as a cruiserweight?’
  • ‘I consider myself fast for a cruiserweight but it did take me a few sparring sessions to work him out.’