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Meaning of HEFTY

Pronunciation:  'heftee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  large in amount or extent or degree; "it cost a considerable amount"; "a goodly amount"; "received a hefty bonus"; "a respectable sum"; "a tidy sum of money"; "a sizable fortune"
  2. [adj]  of considerable weight and size; "a hefty dictionary"
  3. [adj]  (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful; "a hefty athlete"; "a muscular boxer"; "powerful arms"
 

HEFTY is a 5 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: brawny, considerable, goodish, goodly, heavy, muscular, powerful, respectable, sinewy, sizable, sizeable, strong, tidy
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Heft"y\, a.
Moderately heavy. [Colloq. U. S.]

 
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