Definition of 'heavy'
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The air is heavy with their perfume. Times, Sunday Times (2017)There was a heavy police presence outside the stadium and officers stood along a segregation area between fans. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Experts say the freeze will be followed by heavy rain and gales sweeping in by the middle of next week. The Sun (2016)I couldn't cope with anything glum or heavy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In heavy soil, put 5cm of grit at the bottom of the planting hole to help with drainage. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What was worrying was how playing the heavy was often the least effective part of his act. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There had been a heavy police presence at the court for the hearing. The Sun (2014)The fruit on such growth is likely to get splashed by soil in heavy rain. The Sun (2011)When fresh it must have been something heavier. JOSIAH THE GREAT: The True Story of The Man Who Would Be King (2004)But this was followed by much heavier work. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But a lot of the heavy lifting has been done. The Sun (2014)The process of entering a new territory requires hard work and heavy investment. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yet there is no doubt that the family has paid a heavy price. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This was a second successive heavy defeat. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It warned investors that heavy rain would also hit production this quarter. Times, Sunday Times (2012)All his wins have come on heavy and this is a jump in grade. The Sun (2016)It was too finely made for anything heavy duty. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Their music would surely capture the mood of tragedy that will hang heavy in the air. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The trouble was that a large navy in addition to a large army entailed heavy expenditures. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)Once again the demands made upon him by his lord were often very heavy. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)The problems for retailers are compounded by poor sales figures as consumers stay away from shops despite heavy discounting. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Motorists will be subjected to variable mandatory speed limits at times of particularly heavy traffic or when a lane is blocked. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You seem like there's something heavy on your heart. Christianity Today (2000)He was a heavy man, overweight but strong and tough. The Tribes Triumphant (2006)
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Translations for 'heavy'
British English: heavy /ˈhɛvɪ/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is heavy weighs a lot.
The bag is very heavy. What's in it?
- American English: heavy
- Arabic: ثَقِيل
- Brazilian Portuguese: pesado
- Chinese: 笨重地
- Croatian: težak
- Czech: těžký
- Danish: tung
- Dutch: zwaar
- European Spanish: pesado
- Finnish: painava
- French: lourd
- German: schwer
- Greek: βαρύς
- Italian: pesante
- Japanese: 重い
- Korean: 무거운
- Norwegian: tung
- Polish: ciężki
- European Portuguese: pesado
- Romanian: greu
- Russian: тяжелый
- Spanish: pesado
- Swedish: tung
- Thai: หนัก
- Turkish: ağır
- Ukrainian: важкий
- Vietnamese: nặng
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