- very good; excellent.
- very serious or important: a really heavy relationship.
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Origin of heavy
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How to use heavy in a sentence
On heavier, more powerful machines, good tires are even more important, as they let you access more of the ATV’s power.
Please note this is a heavy item at approximately 47 pounds.
Smooth binding and rounded corners keep this notebook sturdy after heavy use.
Tech always carries a heavy weight, but that increases markedly when investors bid shares up.3 ways tech stocks resemble the 2000 bubble—and one way they don’t|Anne Sraders|September 16, 2020|Fortune
She endorsed Medicare-for-all and a Green New Deal, suggesting that a suburb-heavy state that has trended toward Democrats could have more liberal representation in Washington.Trump, in town hall, says he wouldn’t have done anything differently on pandemic|Colby Itkowitz, Josh Dawsey, Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
The clichés about football-obsessed husbands and frustrated wives are pretty heavy-handed.‘A Gronking to Remember’ Speed Read: 8 Naughtiest Bits|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“There is a heavy security presence but nothing has changed,” agrees Father Javier.
The running machines are a gloomy chorus of heavy-footed stomping.
“JSwipe is currently under heavy load,” flashed across the screen, one night as a friend and I looked at it.
Up till then I was just a dog-assed heavy, one of the posse.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The policemen looked dull and heavy, as if never again would any one be criminal, and as if they had come to know it.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
Drone: the largest tube of a bag-pipe, giving forth a dull heavy tone.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
Hunter-Weston despite his heavy losses will be advancing to-morrow which should divert pressure from you.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Heavy firing continued all that afternoon, inflicting great loss on the rebels, whilst the Spaniards lost one soldier.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
The keen resentment had faded from his face, but an immense reproach was there—a heavy, helpless, appealing reproach.Confidence|Henry James
British Dictionary definitions for heavy
- armed or equipped with large weapons, armour, etc
- (of guns, etc) of a large and powerful type
- dramatic and powerful; grandiose
- not immediately comprehensible or appealing
- unpleasant or tedious
- (of rock music) having a powerful beat; hard
- a villainous role
- an actor who plays such a part
- a large fleet unit, esp an aircraft carrier or battleship
- a large calibre or weighty piece of artillery
- in a heavy manner; heavilytime hangs heavy
- (in combination)heavy-laden
Derived forms of heavyheavily, adverbheaviness, noun
Word Origin for heavy
Other Idioms and Phrases with heavy
In addition to the idioms beginning with heavy
- heavy going
- heavy hand, with a
- heavy heart, with a
- heavy hitter
- hot and heavy
- make heavy weather of
- play the heavy
- time hangs heavy