heavy metal

noun

Definition of heavy metal

1 :a metal of high specific gravity
2 :energetic and highly amplified electronic rock music having a hard beat
  • Borrowing elements of everything from grunge to progressive rock, from gospel to heavy metal
  • —David Okamoto

Examples of heavy metal in a Sentence

  1. He listens to heavy metal.

  2. lead, gold, and other heavy metals

First Known Use of heavy metal

1864


HEAVY METAL Defined for English Language Learners

heavy metal

noun

Definition of heavy metal for English Language Learners

  • : a type of loud rock music that has a strong beat

  • : a metal that is very dense and heavy


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