1. [Adjective]: unusually great in degree or quantity or number; "heavy taxes"; "a heavy fine"; "heavy casualties"; "heavy losses"; "heavy rain"; "heavy traffic"

2. [Adjective]: of great intensity or power or force; "a heavy blow"; "the fighting was heavy"; "heavy seas"

3. [Adjective]: of the military or industry; using (or being) the heaviest and most powerful armaments or weapons or equipment; "heavy artillery"; "heavy infantry"; "a heavy cruiser"; "heavy guns"; "heavy industry involves large-scale production of basic products (such a

4. [Adjective]: of comparatively great physical weight or density; "a heavy load"; "lead is a heavy metal"; "heavy mahogony furniture"

5. [Adjective]: marked by great psychological weight; weighted down especially with sadness or troubles or weariness; "a heavy heart"; "a heavy schedule"; "heavy news"; "a heavy silence"; "heavy eyelids"

6. [Adjective]: (physics, chemistry) being or containing an isotope with greater than average atomic mass or weight; "heavy hydrogen"; "heavy water"

7. [Noun]: a serious (or tragic) role in a play

8. [Noun]: an actor who plays villainous roles

9. [Adverb]: slowly as if burdened by much weight; "time hung heavy on their hands"

10. wide from side to side; "a heavy black mark"

11. large and powerful; especially designed for heavy loads or rough work; "a heavy truck"; "heavy machinery"

12. darkened by clouds; "a heavy sky"

13. (of sleep) deep and complete; "a heavy sleep"; "fell into a profound sleep"; "a sound sleeper"; "deep wakeless sleep"

14. full and loud and deep; "heavy sounds"; "a herald chosen for his sonorous voice"

15. characterized by toilsome effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort; "worked their arduous way up the mining valley"; "a grueling campaign"; "hard labor"; "heavy work"; "heavy going"; "spent many laborious hours on the project"; "set a

16. of a drinker or drinking; indulging intemperately; "does a lot of hard drinking"; "a heavy drinker"

17. usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it

18. permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter; "dense smoke"; "heavy fog"; "impenetrable gloom"

19. sharply inclined; "a heavy grade"

20. (of an actor or role) being or playing the villain; "Iago is the heavy role in `Othello''"

21. slow and laborious because of weight; "the heavy tread of tired troops"; "moved with a lumbering sag-bellied trot"; "ponderous prehistoric beasts"; "a ponderous yawn"

22. (used of soil) compact and fine-grained; "the clayey soil was heavy and easily saturated"

23. of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought; "grave responsibilities"; "faced a grave decision in a time of crisis"; "a grievous fault"; "heavy matters of state"; "the weighty matters to be discussed at the peace conference"

24. lacking lightness or liveliness; "heavy humor"; "a leaden conversation"

25. used of syllables or musical beats

26. requiring or showing effort; "heavy breathing"; "the subject made for labored reading"

27. made of fabric having considerable thickness; "a heavy coat"

28. full of; bearing great weight; "trees heavy with fruit"; "vines weighed down with grapes"

29. having or suggesting a viscous consistency; "heavy cream"

30. dense or inadequately leavened and hence likely to cause distress in the alimentary canal; "a heavy pudding"

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