Hard to heave or raise; having much body weight or gravity; ponderous: as, a heavy load.
Having much fat equal in porportion to volume; thick in compound or texture; of large specific gravity, definitely or reasonably: as, the heavy metals; a heavy silk or paper; water is heavier than oil.
Of great amount, force, power, etc.; of strange amount or volume: used of things: because, a heavy fall of rain; much water; heavy sleep; much meal; huge purchase for products.
functioning, operating, or affected in a sizable method; doing or putting up with something to a great extent or amount: utilized of persons: as, huge dealer in shares; huge customer.
Exceptionally dense in substance or high quality, as a fluid; particularly, not properly raised or leavened, as breads; having much body or energy, as wine or beer; dense or viscid, as an oil; laden up with dampness or vapors, once the air; oppressive or producing languor, as an odor.
Having relatively much breadth or width; coarse; dense: because, much range in design; a heavy scar.
Lacking lightness or brightness; without cheerfulness or interest; dull, stupid, weari-some, or discouraging: since, a heavy countenance; much guide or design.
Dull or sluggish; without cartoon, task, or briskness of movement: as, much gait; huge marketplace.
Obstructive; blocking or limiting passage or development: since, a heavy road or track; hefty soil; his debts tend to be huge drag upon him.
Weighed or bowed down much like an encumbrance; oppressed, physically or psychologically: as, eyes hefty with sleep; huge heart.
difficult to keep or withstand; burdensome; oppressive; afflicting; serious: as, huge pain; a heavy reckoning; hefty penalties.
hard of success; hard to do or do; challenging fulfil or discharge: since, huge task or undertaking.
Sober; really serious; pertaining or with respect to the representation of didactic or somber components: since, the hefty dad; the heavy villain; the piece has a great deal hefty business.
13. Milit., just like heavy-armed: since, hefty cavalry (meaning cuirassiers and the like).
Theat., people who perform hefty components. See def. 12. People who are hefty.
to help make heavy; grieve.
In order to become heavy or sad.
Having the condition known as heaves: since, huge horse.