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Definizione monolingua e traduzione heavy

Inglese grammatica



heavy (third-person singular simple present heavies, present participle heavying, simple past and past participle heavied)

  1. (Australian, New Zealand) To use power and/or wealth to exert influence on, e.g., governments or corporations.
    The union was well known for the methods it used to heavy many businesses.

heavy (plural heavys or heavies)

  1. A villain or bad guy; the one responsible for evil or aggressive acts.
    With his wrinkled, uneven face, the actor always seemed to play the heavy in films.
  2. (slang) A doorman, bouncer or bodyguard.
    A fight started outside the bar but the heavies came out and stopped it.
  3. (aviation) A large multi-engined aircraft.
    The term heavy normally follows the call-sign when used by air traffic controllers.

heavy (comparative heavier, superlative heaviest)

  1. (of a physical object) Having great weight.
  2. (of a topic) Serious, somber.
  3. (UK, slang) good.
    This film is heavy.
  4. (dated, late 1960s, 1970s, US) Profound.
    The Moody Blues are, like, heavy.
  5. (of a rate of flow) High, great.
  6. (slang) armed.
    Come heavy, or not at all.
  7. (Music terminology) louder, more distorted
    Metal is heavier than swing.
  8. (of weather) hot and humid
  9. (of a person) doing the specified activity more intensely than most other people.
    He was a heavy sleeper, heavy eater and a heavy smoker - certainly not an ideal husband.
  10. (of food) high in fat or protein; difficult to digest.
    Cheese stuffed sausage is too heavy to eat before exercising.
  11. Of great force, power, or intensity; deep or intense;
    It was a heavy storm
    A heavy slumber in bed
    A heavy punch
    • 1918, Edgar Rice Burroughs, The Land That Time Forgot Chapter IV
      The surf was not heavy, and there was no undertow, so we made shore easily, effecting an equally easy landing.
  12. laden to a great extent.
    His eyes were heavy with sleep
    She was heavy with child

heavy (not comparable)

  1. (India, colloquial) very
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