Übersetzung von “heavy” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


adjectiveheavy /ˈhɛvi/ ( heavier, heaviest)
≠light; weighing a lot

a heavy box of books
une lourde caisse de livres

I can't carry you, you're too heavy.
Je ne peux pas te porter, tu es trop lourd.
in larger amounts or having a greater effect than usual

heavy snow/rain/wind
une neige/pluie abondante / un vent fort

The traffic was heavy in the city.
Il y avait beaucoup de circulation dans la ville.

heavy financial losses
d'importantes pertes financières

the heavy impact of the storm
le violent impact de la tempête
a heavy smoker
sb who smokes a lot
un gros fumeur
big or thick
gros/grosse , épais/-aisse

a heavy cotton material
un tissu en coton épais

heavy machinery
les grosses machines
using or needing a lot of physical strength

a heavy fall/blow
une chute violente / un coup violent

Bend your knees when doing heavy lifting.
Plie les genoux quand tu soulèves de lourdes charges.
involving too much serious or unpleasant emotion

The movie was pretty heavy.
Le film était assez pesant.


noun uncountableheaviness /ˈhɛvinɪs/
poids masculine

the heaviness of the bucket
le poids du seau

the topic's heaviness
le poids / la charge du sujet

(Übersetzung von “heavy” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


adjective /ˈhevi/

having great weight; difficult to lift or carry

a heavy parcel.

having a particular weight

I wonder how heavy the suitcase is.

of very great amount, force etc

gros, lourd
heavy rain
a heavy blow
The ship capsized in the heavy seas
heavy taxes.

doing something to a great extent

He’s a heavy smoker/drinker.

dark and dull; looking or feeling stormy

a heavy sky/atmosphere.

difficult to read, do, understand etc

Books on philosophy are too heavy for me.

(of food) hard to digest

It was a rather heavy meal.

noisy and clumsy

lourd, pesant
heavy footsteps.
heavily adverb

heaviness noun

heavy-duty adjective

made to stand up to very hard wear or use

à grand rendement
heavy-duty tyres.
heavy industry

industries such as coalmining, ship-building etc which involve the use of large or heavy machines or which produce large or heavy products.

industrie lourde
heavyweight adjective, noun

(a person) in the heaviest of the various classes into which competitors in certain sports (eg boxing, wrestling) are divided according to their weight

poids lourd
a heavyweight boxer.
heavy going

difficult to make any progress with

difficile à (…)
I found this book very heavy going.
a heavy heart

a feeling of sadness

coeur gros
He obeyed with a heavy heart.
make heavy weather of

to find surprising difficulty in doing

s’en tirer avec peine
He said he’d finish the job in half an hour, but he’s making rather heavy weather of it.

(Übersetzung von “heavy” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)