Synonyms and Antonyms of hefty
having great weight
- That's a pretty hefty book bag for a tiny person like you!
of a size greater than average of its kind
- received a hefty donation from the local business association
big, biggish, bulky, considerable, goodly, grand, great, handsome, hulking, husky, large, largish, outsize (also outsized), oversize (or oversized), sizable (or sizeable), substantial, tidy, voluminous
astronomical (also astronomic), bumper, cavernous, colossal, cosmic (also cosmical), elephantine, enormous, galactic, gargantuan, gigantic, gross, herculean, heroic (also heroical), Himalayan, huge, humongous (also humungous), immense, jumbo, king-size (or king-sized), leviathan, major, mammoth, massive, monolithic, monstrous, monumental, mountainous, prodigious, staggering, stupendous, super, super-duper, supersized, titanic, tremendous, vast, vasty, walloping, whacking, whopping
diminutive, half-pint, infinitesimal, little-bitty, microscopic (also microscopical), mini, miniature, minuscule, minute, pint-size (or pint-sized), pocket-size (also pocket-sized), pygmy, teensy, teensy-weensy, teeny, teeny-weeny, tiny, wee
strongly and heavily built
- Hefty since childhood, he became a champion wrestler.
able-bodied, athletic, herculean, mighty, muscle-bound, muscular, powerful, robust, rugged, sinewy, stalwart, stout, strapping, strong, sturdy
chunky, compact, heavy, heavyset, solid, squat, stocky, thickset
chubby, portly, pudgy, roly-poly, tubby
lean, light, lightweight, slender, slight, slim, svelte, sylphlike, thin, willowy
bony (also boney), gangling, gangly, gaunt, gawky, lanky, reedy, scraggy, scrawny, skinny, spare, stringy, twiggy, waspish, weedy
debilitated, delicate, effete, emaciated, enervated, enfeebled, feeble, fragile, frail, infirm, puny, unathletic, weak, weakly, wimpy