Thesaurus

hefty

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of hefty

1 having great weight
  • that's a pretty hefty book bag for a tiny person like you

Synonyms for hefty

Words Related to hefty

Near Antonyms for hefty

Antonyms for hefty

2 of a size greater than average of its kind
  • received a hefty donation from the local business association for holiday lights along Main Street

Synonyms for hefty

Words Related to hefty

Near Antonyms for hefty

Antonyms for hefty

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about hefty

Time Traveler for hefty

Time Traveler

The first known use of hefty was in 1863

See more words from the same year

Cite this Entry

“Hefty.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hefty. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on hefty

Dictionary: Definition of hefty

Nglish: Translation of hefty for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of hefty for Arabic Speakers

Comments on hefty

What made you want to look up hefty? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

A Thanksgiving Word Quiz

  • a traditional thanksgiving dinner
  • November comes from a word for which of the following numbers?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!