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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.
(Definition of heavy from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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