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
To improve his popularity and placate internal critics, Turnbull is implementing heftier national security policies and beefed-up social spending.
This is the hefty price Williams has paid for living in her skin and having the audacity to be phenomenal.
So despite the hefty price tag, in my opinion these sunglasses are well-worth the splurge.
One renowned tech expert predicts Apple will market it as a 10th anniversary novelty item, and that despite its hefty price tag, sales could venture well into the 60 millions.
Stone and Manafort charged hefty fees to introduce blue-chip corporations—such as Ronald Perelman’s MacAndrews & Forbes and Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp.—to their former campaign colleagues, some of whom were now running the Reagan White House.
The hefty metal case slides open on a hinge (cool) to reveal this plummy hydrating pigment (cool cool) from this luxury beauty brand that specializes in creamy makeup pigments in the slickest packaging ever (cool cool cool).
Four in 10 adults in rural America disapprove of his job performance, a hefty number for a president still in the early stages of his tenure.
The next possible option for the couple is an IVF treatment that, because it isn't covered by insurance, costs a hefty $30,000.
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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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