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1. hefty

adjective. ['ˈhɛfti'] (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful.

Synonyms

  • muscular
  • strong
  • sinewy
  • brawny

Antonyms

  • unrespectable
  • ungroomed
  • dirty
  • untidy

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • heft (English)
  • hefð (Old Norse)

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Words that Rhyme with Hefty

  • lefty
  • hefti

Example sentences of the word hefty


1. Adjective
If you simply did not see the officer, you may be given a hefty fine or ticket.

2. hefty

adjective. ['ˈhɛfti'] large in amount or extent or degree.

Synonyms

  • considerable
  • sizable
  • goodly
  • respectable
  • tidy
  • goodish
  • healthy

Antonyms

  • small
  • little
  • disreputable
  • unworthy

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • heft (English)
  • hefð (Old Norse)

3. hefty

adjective. ['ˈhɛfti'] of considerable weight and size.

Antonyms

  • bad

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • heft (English)
  • hefð (Old Norse)
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