adjective, heav·i·er, heav·i·est.
- very good; excellent.
- very serious or important: a really heavy relationship.
noun, plural heav·ies.
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Example sentences from the Web for heavy
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
“There is a heavy security presence but nothing has changed,” agrees Father Javier.
In previous decades, hip-hop was something typically preached against, much like rock & roll and heavy metal before it.Down With the King: Christianity Isn’t Hiding in Rap’s Closet|Stereo Williams|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In fact, that candy store is heavy industry, with all the mess that entails.
A sign peeking out from the heavy forest is barely visible on the trip back.
A smirking Ramone is shown wearing both a CBGB shirt and heavy gold chains, posing next to an enormous boombox.‘All Good Cretins Go to Heaven’: Dee Dee Ramone’s Twisted Punk Paintings|Melissa Leon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I see it at once, I replied, but that heavy charge must fall on some other body.Harmonies of Political Economy|Frdric Bastiat
The board a has for its base a heavy block of wood b, upon which two upright pins e e, are fixed.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
It was no easy matter to do this, for the friars were so heavy that it required three stout men to each to set them on their legs.Charley Laurel|W. H. G. Kingston
His silken yellow hair fell in heavy curls on a pair of the broadest shoulders in the dale.Erling the Bold|R.M. Ballantyne
The fruit of the blue grape is sour and hangs in long, heavy clusters.On the Trail|Lina Beard and Adelia Belle Beard
British Dictionary definitions for heavy
adjective heavier or heaviest
- 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
noun plural heavies
- 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
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