Translation of "heavy" - English-Spanish dictionary

heavy

adjective uk /ˈhev·i/ (comparative heavier, superlative heaviest)

A2 Heavy objects weigh a lot.

pesado
heavy bags
→ Opposite light adj

B1 large in amount or degree

intenso
heavy traffic
a heavy drinker/smoker

someone who drinks or smokes a lot

un bebedor/fumador empedernido
heavy snow/rain

a large amount of snow or rain

nieve/lluvia intensa

(Translation of “heavy” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

heavy

adjective /ˈhevi/ (comparative heavier, superlative heaviest)

having great weight; difficult to lift or carry

pesado
a heavy parcel.

having a particular weight

pesado
I wonder how heavy the suitcase is.

of very great amount, force etc

fuerte, abundante
heavy rain
a heavy blow
The ship capsized in the heavy seas
heavy taxes.

doing something to a great extent

empedernido
He’s a heavy smoker/drinker.

dark and dull; looking or feeling stormy

cargado
a heavy sky/atmosphere.

difficult to read, do, understand etc

pesado, denso; difícil
Books on philosophy are too heavy for me.

(of food) hard to digest

pesado
It was a rather heavy meal.

noisy and clumsy

pesado
heavy footsteps.
heavily adverb

pesadamente
She’s heavily pregnant.
heaviness noun

pesadez
heavy-duty adjective

made to stand up to very hard wear or use

fuerte, resistente
heavy-duty tyres.
heavy industry noun

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

industria pesada
heavy metal noun

a type of loud aggressive rock music

rock duro
a heavy metal band

(chemistry) a metal that has a high density, such as gold, lead, or mercury.

metal duro
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

peso pesado
a heavyweight boxer.
heavy going noun

difficult to make any progress with

pesado, lento
I found this book very heavy going.
a heavy heart noun

a feeling of sadness

pesar, abatimiento
He obeyed with a heavy heart.
make heavy weather of

to find surprising difficulty in doing

costar mucho trabajo hacer algo
He said he’d finish the job in half an hour, but he’s making rather heavy weather of it.

(Translation of “heavy” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)