heavy-duty

adjective
heavy-du·​ty | \ ˈhe-vē-ˈdü-tē How to pronounce heavy-duty (audio) , -ˈdyü- \

Definition of heavy-duty

1 : able or designed to withstand unusual strain heavy-duty trucks
2 : intensive heavy-duty bargaining
3 : important, prominent heavy-duty lawyers

First Known Use of heavy-duty

1914, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Heavy-duty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heavy-duty. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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