One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(chiefly of a boxer or jockey) be officially weighed before or after a contest.‘Mason weighed in at 203 lb’
- ‘The Sun Bear or Malay Bear is one of the smallest bears in the world, but even so, still weighs in between 30 to 50 kg and can be up to 1 1/2 metres in length.’
- ‘For example, I only weigh about 200 lb when I weigh in with my clothes on.’
- ‘He weighs in at 280 lb… and has a distinct weight advantage over other X Division wrestlers.’
- ‘Tann weighed in for the bout at 230 pounds while Gavern tipped the scales at 223 pounds.’
- ‘I hopped off, weighed in and headed back to the jockeys' room for the next race.’
- ‘No objection was lodged before the jockeys weighed in.’
- ‘After the picture, I weighed in and headed for the jockey's room to change for Mulch Gulch's race.’
- ‘FEBRUARY 20 The day before the contest, Prince weighs in at 276 pounds - his heaviest contest weight ever.’
- ‘I've got my own scales, that read the same as those at the Centre, so I'll be weighing in at the same time each week until then.’
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