heftier heftier  /ˈhɛf ti ər/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful
  2. (adj) of considerable weight and size
  3. (adj) large in amount or extent or degree

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Consumers no longer feel the need to upgrade to the latest hardware every time Intel unveils a speedier microprocessor or Microsoft releases a heftier version of Windows.
  2. Customers like Blalock won't have long to wait for heftier hybrids.
  3. The state of the waterslide depends on recent rainfalltoo little water, and heftier visitors will have trouble sliding down; too much, and it becomes dangerously fast.

News

  • Reassessment notices arrive, bring confusion

    By LARRY HILLIARD Ledger Staff Writer larry@gaffneyledger.com Puzzled and frustrated about your reassessment notices? You’re not alone. Cherokee County residents began receiving reassessment notices in the mail Friday. Shortly thereafter, the Cherokee County Tax Asssessor’s Office fielded calls from county residents, questioning the appraisals and if they will translate into heftier tax bills ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Gaffney Ledger

Quotes

  1. "There will be a bank charge, we cannot talk about its reach yet, but it will be heftier for banks with a high systemic risk ...... than for cooperative and savings banks," Volker Kauder, parliamentary floor leader for Chancellor Angela Merkel's...
    on Mar 22, 2010 By: Volker Kauder Source: Reuters

  2. "The truth is, a lot of people are saying that Oscar, the 'Golden Boy' of boxing, really has all the advantages in a fight. He is bigger, taller, heftier and has a longer reach. I have been thinking about fighting him and I think there is quite a...
    on Aug 1, 2008 By: Manny Pacquiao Source: Sun.Star

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