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She was struggling with a heavy suitcase.
Careful – that box is pretty heavy.
You should soon be able to train with the heavier weights.
a big heavy door
He was a big man, too heavy for the nurses to lift.
Traffic is particularly heavy on the M5 tonight.
He had a very heavy workload.
The school places a heavy emphasis on children's musical development.
Weather conditions were appalling, with heavy rain and strong winds.
Her book shows a heavy reliance on the work of Dr Winston.
Industrial areas came under heavy bombardment.
reports of heavy air strikes on the capital
Heavy fighting erupted yesterday.
I found his new book a bit heavy.
Her speech was heavy stuff, with references to philosophy and psychology.
He was a tall dark man, with heavy features.
This is the British English definition of heavy. View American English definition of heavy.
if a horse whinnies, it makes a high sound through its nose and mouth