Meaning of HEAVY in English


vt to make heavy.

2. heavy ·adj having the heaves.

3. heavy ·superl with child; pregnant.

4. heavy ·superl not raised or made light; as, heavy bread.

5. heavy ·superl loud; deep;

— said of sound; as, heavy thunder.

6. heavy ·adv heavily;

— sometimes used in composition; as, heavy-laden.

7. heavy ·superl dark with clouds, or ready to rain; gloomy;

— said of the sky.

8. heavy ·superl having much body or strength;

— said of wines, or other liquors.

9. heavy ·superl strong; violent; forcible; as, a heavy sea, storm, cannonade, and the like.

10. heavy ·superl not agreeable to, or suitable for, the stomach; not easily digested;

— said of food.

11. heavy ·superl impeding motion; cloggy; clayey;

— said of earth; as, a heavy road, soil, and the like.

12. heavy ·superl laden with that which is weighty; encumbered; burdened; bowed down, either with an actual burden, or with care, grief, pain, disappointment.

13. heavy ·superl slow; sluggish; inactive; or lifeless, dull, inanimate, stupid; as, a heavy gait, looks, manners, style, and the like; a heavy writer or book.

14. heavy ·superl not easy to bear; burdensome; oppressive; hard to endure or accomplish; hence, grievous, afflictive; as, heavy yokes, expenses, undertakings, trials, news, ·etc.

15. heavy ·superl heaved or lifted with labor; not light; weighty; ponderous; as, a heavy stone; hence, sometimes, large in extent, quantity, or effects; as, a heavy fall of rain or snow; a heavy failure; heavy business transactions, ·etc.; often implying strength; as, a heavy barrier; also, difficult to move; as, a heavy draught.

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