Meaning of ponderous

pon•der•ous

Pronunciation: (pon'dur-us), [key]
— adj.
  1. of great weight; heavy; massive.
  2. awkward or unwieldy: He carried a ponderous burden on his back.
  3. dull and labored: a ponderous dissertation.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also: