Definitions of heavy

  1. To make heavy.
  2. Not easy to bear; burdensome; oppressive; hard to endure or accomplish; hence, grievous, afflictive; as, heavy yokes, expenses, undertakings, trials, news, etc.
  3. Laden with that which is weighty; encumbered; burdened; bowed down, either with an actual burden, or with care, grief, pain, disappointment.
  4. Slow; sluggish; inactive; or lifeless, dull, inanimate, stupid; as, a heavy gait, looks, manners, style, and the like; a heavy writer or book.
  5. Strong; violent; forcible; as, a heavy sea, storm, cannonade, and the like.
  6. Not raised or made light; as, heavy bread.
  7. Loud; deep; - said of sound; as, heavy thunder.
  8. Dark with clouds, or ready to rain; gloomy; - said of the sky.
  9. Impeding motion; cloggy; clayey; - said of earth; as, a heavy road, soil, and the like.
  10. Not agreeable to, or suitable for, the stomach; not easily digested; - said of food.
  11. Having much body or strength; - said of wines, or other liquors.
  12. Heaviest.
  13. a serious ( or tragic) role in a play
  14. an actor who plays villainous roles
  16. Having weight; oppressive; dull; sad; gloomy.
  17. Heavyness.
  18. Heavier.
  19. slowly as if burdened by much weight; " time hung heavy on their hands"
  20. Heavily; - sometimes used in composition; as, heavy- laden.
  21. Also HEAVILY.
  22. With great weight.
  23. Common as the first element of a compound; heavily, as in heavy- laden, heavy- hearted.
  24. used of syllables or musical beats
  25. in an advanced stage of pregnancy; " was big with child"; " was great with child"
  26. ( used of soil) compact and fine- grained; " the clayey soil was heavy and easily saturated"
  27. permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter; " dense smoke"; " heavy fog"; " impenetrable gloom"
  28. usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it
  29. of a drinker or drinking; indulging intemperately; " does a lot of hard drinking"; " a heavy drinker"
  30. wide from side to side; " a heavy black mark"
  31. ( of sleep) deep and complete; " a heavy sleep"; " fell into a profound sleep"; " a sound sleeper"; " deep wakeless sleep"
  32. requiring or showing effort; " heavy breathing"; " the subject made for labored reading"
  33. full of; bearing great weight; " trees heavy with fruit"; " vines weighed down with grapes"
  34. dense or inadequately leavened and hence likely to cause distress in the alimentary canal; " a heavy pudding"
  35. slow and laborious because of weight; " the heavy tread of tired troops"; " moved with a lumbering sag- bellied trot"; " ponderous prehistoric beasts"; " a ponderous yawn"
  36. sharply inclined; " a heavy grade"
  37. of comparatively great physical weight or density; " a heavy load"; " lead is a heavy metal"; " heavy mahogony furniture"
  38. large and powerful; especially designed for heavy loads or rough work; " a heavy truck"; " heavy machinery"
  39. marked by great psychological weight; weighted down especially with sadness or troubles or weariness; " a heavy heart"; " a heavy schedule"; " heavy news"; " a heavy silence"; " heavy eyelids"
  40. unusually great in degree or quantity or number; " heavy taxes"; " a heavy fine"; " heavy casualties"; " heavy losses"; " heavy rain"; " heavy traffic"
  41. ( physics, chemistry) being or containing an isotope with greater than average atomic mass or weight; " heavy hydrogen"; " heavy water"
  42. of great intensity or power or force; " a heavy blow"; " the fighting was heavy"; " heavy seas"
  43. of the military or industry; using ( or being) the heaviest and most powerful armaments or weapons or equipment; " heavy artillery"; " heavy infantry"; " a heavy cruiser"; " heavy guns".
  44. made of fabric having considerable thickness; " a heavy coat"
  45. ( of an actor or role) being or playing the villain; " Iago is the heavy role in ` Othello'"
  46. Having the heaves.
  47. 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.
  48. Large in extent, quality, or effects; weighty; oppressive; grievous; laborious; obstructive; depressed; dull; dense; powerful; loud.
  49. Weighty: not easy to bear: oppressive: afflicted: inactive: inclined to slumber: violent: loud: not easily digested, as food: miry, as soil: having strength, as liquor: dark with clouds: gloomy: expensive: ( B.) sad.
  50. Weighty; ponderous; sad; downcast; distressing; oppressive; dull; drowsy; indolent; slow; wearisome; loaded; not easy to digest; clayey; difficult; large and swelling; large in amount; dense; not well leavened; loud.
  51. Weighty; ponderous; dejected; depressed; dark; drowsy; not light or spongy; large; abundant; indigestible; dull or tedious, as a sermon; soft or miry, as heavy land; loud, as heavy firing.