Definition of Heavy in English :
Define Heavy in English
Heavy meaning in English
Meaning of Heavy in English
Pronunciation of Heavy in English
Heavy pronunciation in English
Pronounce Heavy in Englishsee synonyms of heavy
an actor who plays villainous roles
a serious (or tragic) role in a play
of comparatively great physical weight or density
Example Sentences:'a heavy load''lead is a heavy metal''heavy mahogany furniture'
unusually great in degree or quantity or number
Example Sentences:'heavy taxes''a heavy fine''heavy casualties''heavy losses''heavy rain''heavy traffic'
of the military or industry; using (or being) the heaviest and most powerful armaments or weapons or equipment
Example Sentences:'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'
marked by great psychological weight; weighted down especially with sadness or troubles or weariness
Example Sentences:'a heavy heart''a heavy schedule''heavy news''a heavy silence''heavy eyelids'
usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it
(used of soil) compact and fine-grained
Example Sentences:'the clayey soil was heavy and easily saturated'
darkened by clouds
Example Sentences:'a heavy sky'
of great intensity or power or force
Example Sentences:'a heavy blow''the fighting was heavy''heavy seas'
(physics, chemistry) being or containing an isotope with greater than average atomic mass or weight
Example Sentences:'heavy hydrogen''heavy water'
(of an actor or role) being or playing the villain
Example Sentences:'Iago is the heavy role in Othello''
permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter
Example Sentences:'dense smoke''heavy fog''impenetrable gloom'
of relatively large extent and density
Example Sentences:'a heavy line'
made of fabric having considerable thickness
Example Sentences:'a heavy coat'
17. heavy, sonorous
full and loud and deep
Example Sentences:'heavy sounds''a herald chosen for his sonorous voice'
given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors
Example Sentences:'a hard drinker'
of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought
Example Sentences:'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'
slow and laborious because of weight
Example Sentences:'the heavy tread of tired troops''moved with a lumbering sag-bellied trot''ponderous prehistoric beasts''a ponderous yawn'
large and powerful; especially designed for heavy loads or rough work
Example Sentences:'a heavy truck''heavy machinery'
dense or inadequately leavened and hence likely to cause distress in the alimentary canal
Example Sentences:'a heavy pudding'
Example Sentences:'a heavy grade'
24. heavy, weighed down
full of; bearing great weight
Example Sentences:'trees heavy with fruit''vines weighed down with grapes'
requiring or showing effort
Example Sentences:'heavy breathing''the subject made for labored reading'
characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
Example Sentences:'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'
27. heavy, leaden
lacking lightness or liveliness
Example Sentences:'heavy humor''a leaden conversation'
(of sleep) deep and complete
Example Sentences:'a heavy sleep''fell into a profound sleep''a sound sleeper''deep wakeless sleep'
in an advanced stage of pregnancy
Example Sentences:'was big with child''was great with child'
30. heavily, heavy
slowly as if burdened by much weight
Example Sentences:'time hung heavy on their hands'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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