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heft·y

 (hĕf′tē)
adj. heft·i·er, heft·i·est
1. Of considerable weight; heavy.
2. Big and strong; stout or muscular. See Synonyms at heavy.
3. Strong and sturdy: a hefty door.
4. Of considerable size or amount; substantial: a hefty serving of mashed potatoes; received a hefty bonus.

heft′i·ly adv.
heft′i·ness n.

hefty

(ˈhɛftɪ)
adj, heftier or heftiest
1. big and strong
2. characterized by vigour or force: a hefty blow.
3. large, bulky, or heavy
4. sizable; involving a large amount of money: a hefty bill; a hefty wage.
ˈheftily adv
ˈheftiness n

heft•y

(ˈhɛf ti)

adj. heft•i•er, heft•i•est.
1. heavy; weighty.
2. big and strong; powerful; muscular.
3. notably large or substantial: a hefty increase in salary.
[1865–70]
heft′i•ly, adv.
heft′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hefty - (of a person) possessing physical strength and weighthefty - (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful; "a hefty athlete"; "a muscular boxer"; "powerful arms"
strong - having strength or power greater than average or expected; "a strong radio signal"; "strong medicine"; "a strong man"
2.hefty - of considerable weight and size; "a hefty dictionary"
heavy - of comparatively great physical weight or density; "a heavy load"; "lead is a heavy metal"; "heavy mahogany furniture"
3.hefty - large in amount or extent or degree; "it cost a considerable amount"; "a goodly amount"; "received a hefty bonus"; "a respectable sum"; "a tidy sum of money"; "a sizable fortune"
considerable - large or relatively large in number or amount or extent or degree; "a considerable quantity"; "the economy was a considerable issue in the campaign"; "went to considerable trouble for us"; "spent a considerable amount of time on the problem"

hefty

adjective (Informal)
2. (Informal) forceful, heavy, powerful, vigorous (slang) Lambert gave him a hefty shove to send him on his way.
forceful gentle, soft, weak, mild, frail, feeble, weedy (informal), wimpish or wimpy (informal)
3. heavy, large, massive, substantial, tremendous, awkward, ample, bulky, colossal, cumbersome, weighty, unwieldy, ponderous The gritty foursome took turns shouldering the hefty load every five minutes.
heavy light
4. large, massive, substantial, excessive, inflated, sizeable, astronomical (informal), extortionate A long-distance romance followed with hefty phone bills.

hefty

adjective
1. Having a relatively great weight:
2. Having a large body, especially in girth:
3. Conveying great physical force:
Translations
قَوي وكَبيرقَوي، شَديد
mohutnýsilnýstatný
kraftig
mahtavatanakkatuhtitukevavanttera
kraftmikillòungur; stór og stæltur
stambusžaliūkas
lielsspēcīgsstiprs

hefty

[ˈheftɪ] ADJ (heftier (compar) (heftiest (superl)))
1. (= large) [person] → corpulento, fornido; [object] → enorme, imponente; [increase] → considerable; [profit, payment] → cuantioso; [price, salary, fees] → alto; [bill, debt] → enorme; [meal] → abundante; [dose] → grande, mayúsculo
a hefty fineuna multa muy cuantiosauna buena multa
a hefty bookun mamotreto
2. (= powerful) [kick, punch] → fuerte
3. (= heavy) → pesado

hefty

[ˈhɛfti] adj
[person] → costaud(e)
[parcel] → lourd(e)
[piece, price, profit] → gros(se)
[blow, shove] → formidable

hefty

adj (+er) (inf)
(= large) personkräftig (gebaut); objectmassiv; mealkräftig, deftig (inf); fine, bill, increase, fees, paymentsaftig (inf); profitanständig (inf); debthoch; a hefty tomeein Schmöker m (inf)
(= powerful) kick, punch, slapkräftig, saftig (inf)

hefty

[ˈhɛftɪ] (fam) adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (load) → pesante; (person) → robusto/a, solido/a; (piece, profit) → grosso/a (before n); (price) → alto/a, bello/a (before n)

hefty

(ˈhefti) adjective
1. (of people) big and strong. Her husband is pretty hefty.
2. (of punches etc) powerful. a hefty kick.

hefty

a. fuerte, macizo-a.
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