1) Having the heaves.

2) Heavily; -- sometimes used in composition; as, heavy-laden.


1) 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.

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) Loud; deep; -- said of sound; as, heavy thunder.

7) Dark with clouds, or ready to rain; gloomy; -- said of the sky.

8) Impeding motion; cloggy; clayey; -- said of earth; as, a heavy road, soil, and the like.

9) Not raised or made light; as, heavy bread.

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) With child; pregnant.

v. t.

1) To make heavy.

Example Sentences for


1) “Well, my coming to a brothel is no more bizarre than a harlot going to a mosque,” he said, his voice Heavy with insinuation.
2) In fact, we learn from Howard that the use of fetters for hands, feet, or both was quite com­ mon in English prisons, and he even pleads that doctors, when attending sick prisoners, should have their irons removed.10 Generally, Howard notes, he must condemn the loading pris­ CALEB WILLIAMS 159 oners with Heavy irons, which make their walking and even lying down to sleep, difficult and painful . . . . n Thus, God­ win's descriptions of Caleb—left in fetters with an increasingly swollen leg (until he bribes the jailor to get him a doctor); or unable to move more than eighteen inches from the staple in the ground to which his chain is attached (p 199); or incarcer­ ated in the strong room, the door of which had not been opened for years; the air was putrid; and the walls hung round with damps and mildew, for the awful crime of having loosened his fetter so that he could sleep; or further punished in the strong room by the fetters, padlock and the staple . . . as in the former case, in addition to which they put on . . . a pair of hand cuffs and sent nothing but a bit of bread, mouldy and black, and some dirty and stinking water (pp. 200-201)— are factual if we judge by Howard's descriptions in The State of the Prisons.
3) The moon was trying valiantly to shed light in spite of the clouds and the Heavy canopy of foliage, but it was a mere sliver and far away
4) Kaykhusraw bounced the pouch in his palm several times to show how Heavy it was with golden coins and then flung it onto the stage.
5) Earlier versions of the game used `` Basic ' , `` Trick ' , and `` Maniac ' , while the switch to `` Light ' , `` Standard ' , and `` Heavy ' was introduced in the Playstation 2 era
6) The Heavy truck rocked with the impact of thousands of tiny fiechettes.
7) Up, up he went to the waving pinnacle of a lofty monarch of the forest where his Heavy pursuer dared not follow him.
8) The shouts grew louder as new voices swelled the roar, and he could hear the cry of Fire! mingled with the ringing of an alarm-bell, the fall of Heavy bodies, and the crackling of flames as they twined round some new obstacle, and shot aloft as though refreshed by food.
9) Elinor, with a very Heavy heart, aware of the pain she was going to communicate, and perceiving, by Marianne’s letter, how ill she had succeeded in laying any foundation for it, then sat down to write her mother an account of what had passed, and entreat her directions for the future; while Marianne, who came into the drawing-room on Mrs Jennings’s going away, remained fixed at the table where Elinor wrote, watching the advancement of her pen, grieving over her for the hardship of such a task, and grieving still more fondly over its effect on her mother.
10) A deadweight anchors is a Heavy weight
11) She lifted the Heavy mass of thick dark hair from her neck
12) Suede were quickly hailed by the paper as an alternative to the Heavy Grunge sound and hailed as the start of a new British music scene
13) The voice, made plaintive by distance and by the singer’s hoarseness, faintly illuminated the cadence of the air with words expressing grief: O the rain falls on my Heavy locks And the dew wets my skin, My babe lies cold... ‘O sexclaimed Mary Jane.
14) The Rolling Stone Album Guide referred to him as the worlds most `` beloved ' Heavy metal entertainer
15) Its light was dim, and a Heavy writing-desk squatted in the middle
16) Viking metal is a Heavy metal music subgenre inspired by Norse mythology
17) Alive III is a live album by the American hard rock and Heavy metal band Kiss
18) Brittles obeyed; the group, peeping timourously over each other’s shoulders, beheld no more formidable object than poor little Oliver Twist, speechless and exhausted, who raised his Heavy eyes, and mutely solicited their compassion. ‘A boy!sexclaimed Mr Giles, valiantly, pushing the tinker into the background.
19) Undertow helped Heavy metal music continue as a leading mainstream musical style , and allowed several later bands to break through to the mainstream
20) Though I had never believed in such nonsense and wasn’t going to start doing so now, as I stood watching the flame of Shams’s lamp flicker under the Heavy rain, I couldn’t stay still, I was trembling so.
21) He lifted up the counter and, passing by the clients, went out of the office with a Heavy step.
22) He still wore his Heavy driving coat with the numerous lapels and collars he himself had set in fashion, but he had thrown it well back, burying his hands as was his wont, in the deep pockets of his satin breeches: the gorgeous white costume he had worn at Lord Grenville’s ball, with its jabot of priceless lace, looked strangely ghostly against the dark background of the house.
23) Exploring the mines is not allowed by the prefecture and people caught get Heavy fines
24) There was a steady Heavy dripping sound from the door and the air was acrid with smoke and the smell of fresh meat.
25) A Heavy vehicle rumbled by, shooting left and right.
26) She heard the soft thud of something Heavy landing on the verandah
27) The battle was an Ottoman victory , with Heavy losses on both sides
28) Virgin Killer is the fourth album by the German Heavy metal band Scorpions
29) My tongue felt Heavy in my mouth.
30) Beside her stood a blond giant in a Heavy black vinyl uniform, with a big gunpowder pistol on his hip and spiked brass knuckles on his right hand.