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    heavy - Dictionary definition and meaning for word heavy

    Definition
    (noun) an actor who plays villainous roles Definition
    (noun) a serious (or tragic) role in a play Definition
    (adj) of comparatively great physical weight or density
    Example Sentence
    • a heavy load
    • lead is a heavy metal
    • heavy mahogany furniture
    Definition
    (adj) unusually great in degree or quantity or number
    Example Sentence
    • heavy taxes
    • a heavy fine
    • heavy casualties
    • heavy losses
    • heavy rain
    • heavy traffic
    Definition
    (adj) of the military or industry; using (or being) the heaviest and most powerful armaments or weapons or equipment
    Example Sentence
    • heavy artillery
    • heavy infantry
    • a heavy cruiser
    • heavy guns
    • heavy industry involves large-scale production of basic products (such as steel) used by other industries
    Definition
    (adj) marked by great psychological weight; weighted down especially with sadness or troubles or weariness
    Example Sentence
    • a heavy heart
    • a heavy schedule
    • heavy news
    • a heavy silence
    • heavy eyelids
    Definition
    (adj) usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it
    Synonyms : fleshy , overweight
    Definition
    (adj) (used of soil) compact and fine-grained
    Synonyms : clayey , cloggy
    Example Sentence
    • the clayey soil was heavy and easily saturated
    Definition
    (adj) darkened by clouds
    Synonyms : lowering , sullen , threatening
    Example Sentence
    • a heavy sky
    Definition
    (adj) of great intensity or power or force
    Example Sentence
    • a heavy blow
    • the fighting was heavy
    • heavy seas
    Definition
    (adj) (physics, chemistry) being or containing an isotope with greater than average atomic mass or weight
    Example Sentence
    • heavy hydrogen
    • heavy water
    Definition
    (adj) (of an actor or role) being or playing the villain
    Example Sentence
    • Iago is the heavy role in `Othello'
    Definition
    (adj) permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter
    Synonyms : dense , impenetrable
    Example Sentence
    • dense smoke
    • heavy fog
    • impenetrable gloom
    Definition
    (adj) of relatively large extent and density
    Example Sentence
    • a heavy line
    Definition
    (adj) made of fabric having considerable thickness
    Example Sentence
    • a heavy coat
    Definition
    (adj) prodigious
    Synonyms : big
    Example Sentence
    • big spender
    • big eater
    • heavy investor
    Definition
    (adj) full and loud and deep
    Synonyms : sonorous
    Example Sentence
    • heavy sounds
    • a herald chosen for his sonorous voice
    Definition
    (adj) given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors
    Synonyms : hard , intemperate
    Example Sentence
    • a hard drinker
    Definition
    (adj) of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought
    Synonyms : grave , grievous , weighty
    Example Sentence
    • grave responsibilities
    • faced a grave decision in a time of crisis
    • a grievous fault
    • heavy matters of state
    • the weighty matters to be discussed at the peace conference
    Definition
    (adj) slow and laborious because of weight
    Synonyms : lumbering , ponderous
    Example Sentence
    • the heavy tread of tired troops
    • moved with a lumbering sag-bellied trot
    • ponderous prehistoric beasts
    • a ponderous yawn
    Definition
    (adj) large and powerful; especially designed for heavy loads or rough work
    Example Sentence
    • a heavy truck
    • heavy machinery
    Definition
    (adj) dense or inadequately leavened and hence likely to cause distress in the alimentary canal
    Example Sentence
    • a heavy pudding
    Definition
    (adj) sharply inclined
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    • a heavy grade
    Definition
    (adj) full of; bearing great weight
    Synonyms : weighed down
    Example Sentence
    • trees heavy with fruit
    • vines weighed down with grapes
    Definition
    (adj) requiring or showing effort
    Synonyms : labored , laboured
    Example Sentence
    • heavy breathing
    • the subject made for labored reading
    Definition
    (adj) characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
    Example Sentence
    • worked their arduous way up the mining valley
    • a grueling campaign
    • hard labor
    • heavy work
    • heavy going
    • spent many laborious hours on the project
    • set a punishing pace
    Definition
    (adj) lacking lightness or liveliness
    Synonyms : leaden
    Example Sentence
    • heavy humor
    • a leaden conversation
    Definition
    (adj) (of sleep) deep and complete
    Synonyms : profound , sound , wakeless
    Example Sentence
    • a heavy sleep
    • fell into a profound sleep
    • a sound sleeper
    • deep wakeless sleep
    Definition
    (adj) in an advanced stage of pregnancy
    Synonyms : big , enceinte , expectant , gravid , great , large , with child
    Example Sentence
    • was big with child
    • was great with child
    Definition
    (adv) slowly as if burdened by much weight
    Synonyms : heavily
    Example Sentence
    • time hung heavy on their hands
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