Definition of weighty
weightilyplay \ˈwā-tə-lē\ adverb
weightinessplay \ˈwā-tē-nəs\ noun
Examples of weighty in a sentence
She grabbed a weighty book off the shelf.
The film deals with some weighty issues.
Those are weighty arguments in your favor.
He was a weighty figure in the art world.
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Synonym Discussion of weighty
WEIGHTY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of weighty for English Language Learners
: having a lot of weight
: very important and serious
: having the power to influence the opinions of other people
WEIGHTY Defined for Kids
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