hefty

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈhɛfti/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈhɛfti/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(heftē)


Inflections of 'hefty' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
heftier
adj comparative
heftiest
adj superlative
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hefty

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. that's a hefty price (to pay) for
  2. a hefty sum of money
  3. got a hefty fine for [speeding, parking illegally]
  4. will incur a hefty [fine, penalty sanction]
  5. made a hefty profit on
  6. owes a hefty debt to him for
  7. was a hefty [increase, decrease] in
  8. took a hefty [dose, amount, portion, chunk] of
  9. was a hefty amount of damage from the [fire, accident, explosion]
  10. suffered hefty losses in the [war, battle]
  11. (has) slapped a hefty [price tag, fine] on
  12. were dealt a hefty [punishment, setback, blow]
  13. set a hefty bounty [on, for]
  14. a hefty [death toll, body count]
  15. a hefty [suitcase, bag of trash, book]
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