heavy with

idiom

: carrying or having a large amount of (something)
The trees are heavy with fruit.
Her comments were heavy with irony.

Examples of heavy with in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lyrically, Passage Du Desir is heavy with heartache, burdened by past mistakes, adrift in impossible dreams, and desperate for relief — or at least some kind of escape. Jon Blistein, Rolling Stone, 12 July 2024 Well, the actual air in the Brooklyn gym—heavy with the sweat of 50 or so boxers and their coaches during a Tuesday evening training—is a bit stifling. Margaux Anbouba, Vogue, 29 June 2024 Police were heavy with overtime throughout the 2023 payroll year, but beyond the top 25 wage earners, overtime in the Fire Department was much less common. Pamela McLoughlin, Hartford Courant, 16 Apr. 2024 Our hearts are heavy with the passing of Steve Albini, an icon in music both as a producer and performer. Big Think, 24 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for heavy with 

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“Heavy with.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heavy%20with. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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