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, sinewy(adj)

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

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

  2. hefty(adj)

    of considerable weight and size

    "a hefty dictionary"

  3. goodly, goodish, healthy, hefty, respectable, sizable, sizeable, tidy(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"


  1. Hefty(a.)

    Strong; muscular; -- of people.

  2. Hefty(a.)

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


  1. hefty(Adjective)


    She carries a hefty backpack full of books.

  2. hefty(Adjective)

    strong, bulky

    They use some hefty bolts to hold up road signs.

  3. hefty(Adjective)

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

    He was a tall, hefty man.

  4. hefty(Adjective)

    impressive, mighty

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hefty(adj)

    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. Robert Kavcic:

    Regionally, the Prairies were curiously strong in November, led by a hefty gain in Alberta.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    An irony is that most salaried class people who earn in penny are scared through news headlines to return the file first else they will have to pay hefty fine with money

  3. President Fumiya Kokubu:

    We were willing to sacrifice cash flow for the sake of growth, but given the hefty writedowns, we now aim to retain tighter investment discipline and a positive cash flow.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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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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