Definitions of heavy:
- noun: a serious (or tragic) role in a play
- noun: an actor who plays villainous roles
- adjective: of great intensity or power or force
Example: "A heavy blow"
- adjective: slow and laborious because of weight
Example: "The heavy tread of tired troops"
- adjective: of the military or industry; using (or being) the heaviest and most powerful armaments or weapons or equipment
Example: "Heavy artillery"
- adjective: full and loud and deep
Example: "Heavy sounds"
- adjective: made of fabric having considerable thickness
Example: "A heavy coat"
- adjective: having or suggesting a viscous consistency
Example: "Heavy cream"
- adjective: (of an actor or role) being or playing the villain
Example: "Iago is the heavy role in `Othello'"
- adjective: wide from side to side
Example: "A heavy black mark"
- adjective: darkened by clouds
Example: "A heavy sky"
- adjective: (of sleep) deep and complete
Example: "A heavy sleep"
- adjective: lacking lightness or liveliness
Example: "Heavy humor"
- adjective: requiring or showing effort
Example: "Heavy breathing"
- adjective: full of; bearing great weight
Example: "Trees heavy with fruit"
- adjective: sharply inclined
Example: "A heavy grade"
- adjective: dense or inadequately leavened and hence likely to cause distress in the alimentary canal
Example: "A heavy pudding"
- adjective: of comparatively great physical weight or density
Example: "A heavy load"
- adjective: large and powerful; especially designed for heavy loads or rough work
Example: "A heavy truck"
- adjective: marked by great psychological weight; weighted down especially with sadness or troubles or weariness
Example: "A heavy heart"
- adjective: unusually great in degree or quantity or number
Example: "Heavy taxes"
- adjective: (physics, chemistry) being or containing an isotope with greater than average atomic mass or weight
Example: "Heavy hydrogen"
- adjective: used of syllables or musical beats
- adjective: of a drinker or drinking; indulging intemperately
Example: "A heavy drinker"
- adjective: permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter
Example: "Heavy fog"
- adjective: usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it
- adjective: of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought
Example: "Heavy matters of state"
- adjective: (used of soil) compact and fine-grained
Example: "The clayey soil was heavy and easily saturated"
- adjective: characterized by toilsome effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
Example: "Heavy work"
- adverb: slowly as if burdened by much weight
Example: "Time hung heavy on their hands"
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