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Translation of "heavy" - English-Spanish dictionary

heavy

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