Examples of hefty in a Sentence
He was a tall, hefty man.
Her boss gave her a hefty raise.
a hefty dose of irony
He gave the door a hefty kick.
Recent Examples of hefty from the Web
Hemophilia medications can be terribly expensive, and the Kleins are both school teachers, without hefty salaries.
Although the two humans included in the team’s study weighed in at 70 kilograms and had an average top speed of about 41 kilometers per hour, the heftiest cheetah weighed about 5 kilograms less but ran nearly three times as fast.
Together, the Top 50 artists on the Billboard list brought in $890.7 million from touring, publishing, streaming and CD sales— a hefty jump of 34 percent over last year’s total.
Its long telescoping handle and wheels are lifesavers when carrying a hefty load.
Many have been quick to connect the new service with the company’s hefty $31 billion valuation earlier this year.
To improve his popularity and placate internal critics, Turnbull is implementing heftier national security policies and beefed-up social spending.
What arrives at the table is a slightly heftier pie with a touch of char on the outside and a pillowy inside.
This is the hefty price Williams has paid for living in her skin and having the audacity to be phenomenal.
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First Known Use of hefty
HEFTY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hefty for English Language Learners
: large and heavy : big and strong
: very large
: very forceful
HEFTY Defined for Kids
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