What does hefty mean?

Definitions for hefty
ˈhɛf tihefty

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word hefty.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. brawny, hefty, muscular, powerful, sinewyadjective

    (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful

    "a hefty athlete"; "a muscular boxer"; "powerful arms"

  2. heftyadjective

    of considerable weight and size

    "a hefty dictionary"

  3. goodly, goodish, healthy, hefty, respectable, sizable, sizeable, tidyadjective

    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"


  1. Heftyadjective

    Strong; muscular; -- of people.

  2. Heftyadjective

    Substantial; large; as, a hefty increase in annual profits.


  1. heftyadjective


    She carries a hefty backpack full of books.

  2. heftyadjective

    strong, bulky

    They use some hefty bolts to hold up road signs.

  3. heftyadjective

    possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful; powerfully or heavily built.

    He was a tall, hefty man.

  4. heftyadjective

    impressive, mighty

Webster Dictionary

  1. Heftyadjective

    moderately heavy


  1. Hefty

    Hefty is a brand name of household products such as trash bags and trash cans, disposable tableware, children’s disposable tableware, slider closure food storage and freezer bags, plastic storage bins, and disposable cookware.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hefty in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hefty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of hefty in a Sentence

  1. Lance Humphrey:

    People are willing to pay a very hefty premium for the U.S. stock market, it's our view that the fundamentals in the U.S. don't necessarily justify the degree of that premium.

  2. Danyal Balagopal Abdullah:

    Some of it is really petty, even the cigarette stain was a problem, i agree that our athletes should not have done it as they had been briefed and warned of the consequences. Despite the hefty fine, I don't think indiscipline in Incheon is a big issue.

  3. Peter Mattis:

    As far as we can tell from public reporting Kevin Mallory [ was paid ] $ 25,000 for a handful of documents, that's a fairly hefty chunk of money for a relatively small amount of information.

  4. Landon Luxembourg:

    This may prompt consumers to reevaluate the need for a hefty investment in at-home equipment unless progress made from the vaccine rollout proves ineffective.

  5. Mitch McConnell:

    Over a few short months, the Biden administration seems to have given up on selling actual unity in favor of catnip for their liberal base, covered with a hefty coat of false advertising.

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  • stark, kräftig, beeindruckend, mächtig, klobig, schwer, deftigGerman
  • tuhti, mahtava, tanakka, tukeva, vantteraFinnish
  • lourd, baraquéFrench
  • मोटीHindi
  • stevig, fors, zwaarDutch
  • cięzkiPolish
  • сильный, могущественный, мощный, здоровенный, впечатляющий, дюжий, изрядный, объёмистый, тяжёлый, обильный, массивный, большойRussian
  • çam yarması, iri, ağır, kuvvetli, iri yarı, etkileyici, güçlü kuvvetliTurkish
  • 沉重Chinese

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