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Meaning of hefty

heft•y

Pronunciation: (hef'tē), [key]
— heft•i•er, heft•i•est.
  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.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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