It was a rather flimsy chair, without much heft to it.
significance or importance.
Archaic. the bulk or main part.
verb (used with object)
to test the weight of by lifting and balancing:
He hefted the spear for a few moments, and then flung it at the foe.
to heave; hoist.
to assess the weight of (something) by lifting
(US) the main part
mid-15c., “weight, heaviness, quality of weight,” from heave on analogy of thieve/theft, weave/weft, etc.; also influenced by heft, obsolete past participle of heave.
“to lift,” 1660s, from heft (n.). Related: Hefted; hefting.
[hef-tee] /ˈhɛf ti/ adjective, heftier, heftiest. 1. heavy; weighty: a hefty book. 2. big and strong; powerful; muscular: a hefty athlete. 3. impressively large or substantial: a hefty increase in salary. /ˈhɛftɪ/ adjective (informal) heftier, heftiest 1. big and strong 2. characterized by vigour or force: a hefty blow 3. large, bulky, or heavy 4. […]
[huh-gahng] /ˈhʌˈgɑŋ/ noun 1. a city in Heilongjiang province, NE China.
eunuch, had charge of the harem of Ahasuerus (Esther 2:8).
[hi-gar-ee, -gair-ee, heg-uh-ree] /hɪˈgær i, -ˈgɛər i, ˈhɛg ə ri/ noun 1. a grain sorghum having chalky white seeds.