heavy on one's hands

Definition of heavy on one's hands

  1. If time hangs or lies heavy on your hands, it passes very slowly. Time hung heavy on his hands.

Word by Word Definitions

heavyplay
  1. :  having great weight

    :  characterized by mass or weight

    :  having a high specific gravity :  having great weight in proportion to bulk

  1. :  to a great or overwhelming degree :  with or as if with great weight :  in a heavy manner :  heavily

  1. :  heavyweight

    :  a theatrical role of a dignified or somber character

    :  an actor playing such a role

handplay hands
  1. :  the terminal part of the vertebrate forelimb when modified (as in humans) as a grasping organ :  the body part at the end of the arm of a human, ape, or monkey

    :  the forelimb segment (as the terminal section of a bird's wing) of a vertebrate higher than the fishes that corresponds to the hand irrespective of its form or functional specialization

    :  a part serving the function of or resembling a hand: such as

  1. :  with the hands rather than by machine

  1. :  to touch or manage with the hands

    :  to deal with

    :  furl


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