hefty definition

  • adjective:
    • Of significant weight; hefty.
    • Rugged and powerful. See Synonyms at heavy.
    • Informal Of considerable size or amount: a hefty helping of mashed potatoes; obtained a hefty extra.
    • heavy
    • powerful, cumbersome
    • possessing physical power and weight; durable and effective; powerfully or greatly built.
    • impressive, mighty
    • mildly hefty.
    • powerful; muscular; -- of people.
    • considerable; huge.
    • of considerable fat and size
    • huge in quantity or degree or degree
    • (of one) possessing real strength and body weight; tough and powerful
  • others:
    • Having substantial body weight; instead hefty; for this reason, weighty; forcible: as, a hefty device; a hefty debate.
    • simple to raise and handle.

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