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. David Price:

    The generalization has been that when House Democrats have a hefty majority House Democrats have a lot of people from( swing) districts that make it hard to maintain House Democrats unity, that's what has changed. House Democrats still have some challenges, and they may take a somewhat different form, but these traditional divisions just aren't what they used to be, not even close.

  2. Ondrej Cabejsek:

    Alfa, knowing that it is likely never to be allowed by the Turkish authorities to buy Cukurova's stake, might therefore be trying to force Cukurova to buy Alfa's stake, and at a hefty premium at that.

  3. Evansville Regional Airport TSA:

    While packing items like this can ruin your day, they can also make it a pretty bad for your fellow travelers, these types of items can also lead to hefty fines and arrest.

  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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