weighing a lot
weighing a lot; difficult to lift or move
She was struggling with a heavy suitcase.
My brother is much heavier than me.
He tried to push the heavy door open.
How heavy is it (= how much does it weigh) ?
Many young people today are too heavy (= fat) .
Her father carried a heavy burden of responsibility.
worse than usual
more or worse than usual in amount, degree, etc.
the noise of heavy traffic
the effects of heavy drinking
There was heavy fighting in the capital last night.
The penalty for speeding can be a heavy fine .
She spoke with heavy irony .
人 / 物的外表或结构
of sb/sth's appearance or structure
large and solid; not delicate
big, dark rooms full of heavy furniture
He was tall and strong, with heavy features.
of the material or substance that sth is made of
a heavy coat
full of sth
full of or loaded with sth
trees heavy with apples
The air was heavy with the scent of flowers.
His voice was heavy with sarcasm.
of machines, vehicles or weapons
large and powerful
a wide range of engines and heavy machinery
involving a lot of work or activity; very busy
a heavy schedule
She'd had a heavy day.
hard, especially because it requires a lot of physical strength
费力的挖掘 / 提举
falling or hitting sth with a lot of force
重重的跌落 / 一击
a heavy fall/blow
large in amount or very solid
丰盛的午餐 / 正餐
a heavy lunch/dinner
a heavy cake
using a lot
using a lot of sth
Older cars are heavy on gas.
Don't go so heavy on the garlic.
喝酒 / 抽烟 / 睡觉的人
of a person
doing the thing mentioned more, or more deeply, than usual
酒瘾 / 烟瘾大的人
a heavy drinker/smoker
a heavy sleeper
of a sound that sb makes
loud and deep
沉重的呼吸声 / 鼾声
深沉的呻吟 / 叹息
a heavy groan/sigh
of a book, programme, style, etc.
serious; difficult to understand or enjoy
We found the play very heavy.
The discussion got a little heavy.
dangerous because of big waves, etc.
strong winds and heavy seas
hot and lacking fresh air, in a way that is unpleasant
It's very heavy─I think there'll be a storm.
wet, sticky and difficult to dig or to move over
of a person
very strict and severe
Don't be so heavy on her─it wasn't her fault.
to become very serious, because strong feelings are involved
They started shouting at me. It got very heavy.
used to describe sb/sth that is difficult to deal with or understand
She's a bit heavy going.
I found the course rather heavy going.
a way of doing sth or of treating people that is much stronger and less sensitive than it needs to be
the heavy hand of management
a feeling of great sadness
She left her children behind with a heavy heart.
a group of strong, often violent people employed to do sth such as protect sb
a situation when people do not say anything, but feel embarrassed or uncomfortable
to seem to find sth more difficult or complicated than it needs to be
to have a difficult problem that makes you worried or unhappy but that you have to deal with
We all have our crosses to bear.
to have a bad effect on sb/sth; to cause a lot of damage, deaths, suffering, etc.
Illness had taken a heavy toll on her.
The recession is taking its toll on the housing markets.
a large strong man whose job is to protect a person or place, often using violence
strong beer, especially bitter
a pint of heavy
of a feeling or sth in the air
to be very noticeable in a particular place in a way that is unpleasant
Smoke lay heavy on the far side of the water.
Despair hangs heavy in the stifling air.
to cause sb/sth to feel uncomfortable or anxious
The crime lay heavy on her conscience.
a serious (or tragic) role in a play
an actor who plays villainous roles
darkened by clouds
- a heavy sky
(used of soil) compact and fine-grained
- the clayey soil was heavy and easily saturated
(of sleep) deep and complete
- a heavy sleep
- fell into a profound sleep
- a sound sleeper
- deep wakeless sleep
lacking lightness or liveliness
- heavy humor
- a leaden conversation
characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion;especially physical effort
- worked their arduous way up the mining valley
- a grueling campaign
- hard labor
- heavy work
- heavy going
- spent many laborious hours on the project
- set a punishing pace
requiring or showing effort
- heavy breathing
- the subject made for labored reading
usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it
full of;bearing great weight
- trees heavy with fruit
- vines weighed down with grapes
近义词: weighed down
- a heavy grade
dense or inadequately leavened and hence likely to cause distress in the alimentary canal
- a heavy pudding
of comparatively great physical weight or density
- a heavy load
- lead is a heavy metal
- heavy mahogany furniture
large and powerful;especially designed for heavy loads or rough work
- a heavy truck
- heavy machinery
marked by great psychological weight;weighted down especially with sadness or troubles or weariness
- a heavy heart
- a heavy schedule
- heavy news
- a heavy silence
- heavy eyelids
unusually great in degree or quantity or number
- heavy taxes
- a heavy fine
- heavy casualties
- heavy losses
- heavy rain
- heavy traffic
(physics, chemistry) being or containing an isotope with greater than average atomic mass or weight
- heavy hydrogen
- heavy water
of great intensity or power or force
- a heavy blow
- the fighting was heavy
- heavy seas
slow and laborious because of weight
- the heavy tread of tired troops
- moved with a lumbering sag-bellied trot
- ponderous prehistoric beasts
- a ponderous yawn
of the military or industry;using (or being) the heaviest and most powerful armaments or weapons or equipment
- heavy artillery
- heavy infantry
- a heavy cruiser
- heavy guns
- heavy industry involves large-scale production of basic products (such as steel) used by other industries
of great gravity or crucial import;requiring serious thought
- grave responsibilities
- faced a grave decision in a time of crisis
- a grievous fault
- heavy matters of state
- the weighty matters to be discussed at the peace conference
given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors
- a hard drinker
full and loud and deep
- heavy sounds
- a herald chosen for his sonorous voice
made of fabric having considerable thickness
- a heavy coat
of relatively large extent and density
- a heavy line
permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter
- dense smoke
- heavy fog
- impenetrable gloom
(of an actor or role) being or playing the villain
- Iago is the heavy role in `Othello'
slowly as if burdened by much weight
- time hung heavy on their hands