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Meaning of MAKEWEIGHT

Pronunciation:  'meyk`weyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a weight added to the scale to reach a required weight
  2. [n]  anything added to fill out a whole; "some of the items in the collection are mere makeweights"
 

MAKEWEIGHT is a 10 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: filler
 
 See Also: stuff, sundries, sundry, weight, whatchamacallit, whatsis

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Make"weight`\, n.
That which is thrown into a scale to make weight; something
of little account added to supply a deficiency or fill a gap.

 

 

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