weigh a ton
Definition of weigh a ton
: to be very heavy Her purse weighs a ton.
Word by Word Definitions
: to ascertain the heaviness of by or as if by a balance
: a unit of internal capacity for ships equal to 100 cubic feet —called also register ton
: a unit approximately equal to the volume of a long ton weight of seawater used in reckoning the displacement of ships and equal to 35 cubic feet
: a unit of volume for cargo freight usually reckoned at 40 cubic feet —called also measurement ton
: the prevailing fashion : vogue
: the quality or state of being smart or fashionable
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