(comparative more pound-for-pound, superlative most pound-for-pound)
- (sports, boxing) A comparison of fighters' (usually boxers) skill levels, regardless of what weight class they are in.
- Sugar Ray Robinson is pound for pound the best boxer ever.
- Pertaining to how any two things compare when bearing in mind their real or relative, figurative weight.
- A tin of tomatoes weighing 250 g and costing $2.50 is more expensive, pound-for-pound, than one weighing 500 g and costing $4 (as the former costs $1.00 per 100 g and the latter $0.80 per 100 g).
- My gal is pound for pound sweeter than chocolate.
- Alternative spelling of pound-for-pound.