heavy on


: 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.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Texas State’s class was heavy on the line of scrimmage, with seven offensive linemen and six defensive linemen, plus seven defensive backs. Greg Luca, San Antonio Express-News, 1 Feb. 2023 Their rebuild leans heavy on 18-year-olds, with Matthew Fillmon and Josh Ward leading the offense, and Pittsburgh Penguins 1st-round Owen Pickering leading the defense. Dylan Bumbarger, oregonlive, 27 Jan. 2023 Yet the 46-piece-collection, while heavy on black, was sometimes light on new ideas. Thomas Adamson, ajc, 18 Jan. 2023 Tuesday’s term-opening spiel by Abbott was heavy on brags about Texas’ record revenue surplus of nearly $33 billion. Dallas News, 17 Jan. 2023 Mz Worthy taking the audience to house church and Mary Droppinz going heavy on drum & bass. Katie Bain, Billboard, 27 Oct. 2022 Williams spent a year in prison and came home to his mother's house, the fight with Driver still heavy on his mind. Emilie De Sainte Maresville, ABC News, 27 Apr. 2023 Her explosive bestseller, Neon Gods, is a Hades and Persephone retelling that’s heavy on the raunch, and is the first book of her Dark Olympus series. Emily Bond, menshealth.com, 19 Apr. 2023 The rest of it is very heavy on the weary family lore. Yvonne Abraham, BostonGlobe.com, 8 Apr. 2023 See More

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“Heavy on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heavy%20on. Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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