English dictionary definition of:



  • a serious (or tragic) role in a play
  • an actor who plays villainous roles


  • in an advanced stage of pregnancy
  • darkened by clouds
  • (used of soil) compact and fine-grained
  • (of sleep) deep and complete
  • lacking lightness or liveliness
  • characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
  • requiring or showing effort
  • usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it
  • full of; bearing great weight
  • sharply inclined
  • dense or inadequately leavened and hence likely to cause distress in the alimentary canal
  • of comparatively great physical weight or density
  • large and powerful; especially designed for heavy loads or rough work
  • marked by great psychological weight; weighted down especially with sadness or troubles or weariness
  • unusually great in degree or quantity or number
  • (physics, chemistry) being or containing an isotope with greater than average atomic mass or weight
  • of great intensity or power or force
  • slow and laborious because of weight
  • of the military or industry; using (or being) the heaviest and most powerful armaments or weapons or equipment
  • of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought
  • given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors
  • full and loud and deep
  • prodigious
  • made of fabric having considerable thickness
  • of relatively large extent and density
  • permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter
  • (of an actor or role) being or playing the villain


  • slowly as if burdened by much weight


arduous backbreaking big clayey cloggy dense enceinte expectant fleshy grave gravid great grievous grueling American English spelling gruelling British English spelling hard heavily impenetrable intemperate labored American English spelling laborious laboured British English spelling large leaden lowering lumbering operose overweight ponderous profound punishing sonorous sound sullen threatening toilsome wakeless weighty

Scrabble score for heavy

Scrabble score = 14

generated at 07:04:54 on 18-01-20

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