heavy on

idiom

: having or using a large amount of (something)
His movies are light/low on talk and heavy on action.
She tends to be heavy on the salt.

Examples of heavy on in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Usher was honored with the lifetime achievement award Sunday night at the 2024 BET Awards with an all-star tribute performance, followed by a speech heavy on self-reflection that emphasized forgiveness and fatherhood. Kimberly Nordyke, The Hollywood Reporter, 30 June 2024 While the class is heavy on West Coast recruits, Illinois linebacker Donovan Robinson also joined the mix. Jon Wilner, The Mercury News, 27 June 2024 But in a sport heavy on engineering, whose human protagonists are hidden behind helmets, executives want ways to jazz up the live race broadcast too. Orianna Rosa Royle, Fortune, 23 June 2024 At the same time, the filmmaker sought an equally dynamic tonal register, offsetting the blunt force and body blows with a golden oldies soundtrack heavy on Petula Clark. Ben Croll, Variety, 22 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for heavy on 

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“Heavy on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heavy%20on. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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