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Definition 1: large in amount or extent or degree - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where hefty or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it cost a considerable amount
  • a goodly amount
  • received a hefty bonus
  • a respectable sum
  • a tidy sum of money
  • a sizable fortune

Synonyms for hefty in the sense of this definition

(hefty is similar to ...) large or relatively large in number or amount or extent or degree

"a considerable quantity" "the economy was a considerable issue in the campaign" "went to considerable trouble for us" "spent a considerable amount of time on the problem"

Definition 2: of considerable weight and size - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where hefty or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a hefty dictionary

(hefty is similar to ...) of comparatively great physical weight or density

"a heavy load" "lead is a heavy metal" "heavy mahogany furniture"

Definition 3: (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where hefty or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a hefty athlete
  • a muscular boxer
  • powerful arms

Synonyms for hefty in the sense of this definition

(hefty is similar to ...) having strength or power greater than average or expected

"a strong radio signal" "strong medicine" "a strong man"

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