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[hef-tee] /ˈhɛf ti/

adjective, heftier, heftiest.
heavy; weighty:
a hefty book.
big and strong; powerful; muscular:
a hefty athlete.
impressively large or substantial:
a hefty increase in salary.
adjective (informal) heftier, heftiest
big and strong
characterized by vigour or force: a hefty blow
large, bulky, or heavy
sizable; involving a large amount of money: a hefty bill, a hefty wage

1867, from heft + -y (2). Related: Heftiness.



A stout or obese person: While other hefties count their calories, he counts the dollars (1871+)


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