[hev-ee-han-did] /ˈhɛv iˈhæn dɪd/
a heavy-handed master.
a heavy-handed treatment of the theme.
harsh and oppressive
also heavyhanded, 1630s, originally “weary” or “clumsy;” from heavy (adj.) + handed. Sense of “overbearing” is first recorded 1883.
[hev-ee-hahr-tid] /ˈhɛv iˈhɑr tɪd/ adjective 1. sorrowful; melancholy; dejected. adjective 1. sad; melancholy
noun 1. a baseball player who makes many extra-base hits. 2. a very important or influential person: the secretary of state and other heavy hitters. noun 1. (informal) another term for big hitter (sense 2) noun See big hitter noun phrase A person of achievement; an expert; major leaguer: There was no one-upmanship dealing with […]
noun 1. either of the heavy isotopes of hydrogen, especially . 2. . noun 1. another name for deuterium heavy hydrogen n. See deuterium. heavy hydrogen See deuterium.
- Heavy into
adjective phrase Much engaged in; prominent in: his family very heavy into potato chips/ Us niggers be very heavy into stockings over our faces doing houses and Seven Elevens (1970s+)