Traducción de hefty en español:

hefty

robusto, adj.

Pronunciación: /ˈhɛfti//ˈhɛfti/

adjetivo

  • 1

    (large and heavy)
    (person) robusto
    (person) fornido
    (person) corpulento
    (load/case) pesado
    a hefty book un mamotreto coloquial
    • Quite surprisingly it looks extremely nice, and while quite hefty feels extremely solid.
    • He picked up his hefty, metal sword and cast it upon his heavy, muscular spine.
    • My theory is that his wheelchair was lifted off the transporter pad by a couple of hefty young officers.
    • Picture the scene, you step out into a new city, tired, uncomfortable and carrying a hefty suitcase - what you need is a helping hand to find your way.
    • Piles of comics and bagels litter the top of a hefty dining-room table not far away.
    • The book is a hefty volume of 549 pages, which is pretty massive, especially for an opening book.
    • I am inundated every day with hefty, couriered packages telling me about the new Disney release or the next big thing out on EMI.
    • We piled off the bus at dusk, just as a hefty man on a scooter pulled up.
    • I never got into fights since I was fairly hefty, which was fortunate since I've never really been able to handle the idea of hitting people.
    • The walls are pleasingly solid, and the doors hefty wood, with two between the bedroom and the corridor, a boon for light sleepers.
    • Leon says people on the road need to treat their laptops as if they were hefty, bulky wallets.
    • Well, this massive tome is hefty enough to be a table in its own right.
    • His role as an American warrior in feudal Japan meant long days in bulky armor swinging a hefty sword.
    • The dog was young but was nevertheless half again as hefty as Big Daddy.
    • A hefty and bulky taxi pod slammed onto the docking lane from their right through another open gate.
    • Now there was a fellow as tough as a maddened bear - a hefty, red-haired chap with a voice as strong as his muscles.
  • 2

    (strong)
    (pull/blow) fuerte
    (person) fuerte
    you need to be pretty hefty to lift it hay que ser muy fuerte / tener mucha fuerza para levantarlo
    • He's taken a hefty kick in the face for his troubles, mind.
    • She directed his hand to the proper spot and his eyes lit up as he felt the hefty kicks of another of his grandchildren.
    • Hargreaves is down injured after taking a hefty kick in the knee.
    • But there was no shortage of beefy tackles and hefty challenges in the long standing tradition of Scottish football.
    • I stay staring at him until he's out of sight, before giving myself a hefty mental kick.
    • My arms ached like they'd been repeatedly thumped, and there was an aching in my stomach which suggested they'd given me a hefty kick in the balls.
    • Detective Ross gave it a hefty kick and it broke open.
    • A series of hefty kicks on the two men left them both limping even after lengthy treatment.
    • I feel the full force of her anger in a hefty whack across my nose.
    • It appears that she got a hefty wallop from something heavy, which has pushed her sideways several inches over the edge of her plinth.
    • I give it a hefty kick in my utter frustration at not being able to unlock it.
    • He gave the door a hefty kick for good measure before turning on his heel and striding back to his bed.
  • 3

    (substantial)
    (price/salary) alto
    he had to pay a hefty fine tuvo que pagar tremenda multa coloquial
    • he gets a pretty hefty return on these investments saca jugosos dividendos de estas inversiones
    • The Indian exchequer makes hefty investments in education and training these highly skilled migrants.
    • Young drinkers' drinks of choice are excluded from the hefty taxation increases in this bill.
    • We have been left a legacy of ugly, vacant and derelict land and also a hefty financial burden to clean it up.
    • Yesterday, I actually did a hefty amount of proper studying.
    • The Peking speciality dish costs a hefty £13 for half a duck and £7 for a quarter, but is well worth the money for a treat.
    • While some programs do cost a hefty amount, most are on the lower end.
    • Naturally, this meant a hefty amount of foreign travel.
    • Scientists at Hull University have landed a hefty grant to study the economic implications of switching to renewable energy sources.
    • In 1997 the government paid out hefty sums to war veterans, a move that was blamed for putting a strain on the country's economy.
    • I finally decided to splurge on the grilled salmon, offered at a hefty $18.
    • A hefty amount had clearly been invested in the initial splash of publicity, yet when we walked in we were literally the only diners.
    • A hefty number of you responded that you'd only do it if someone taught you.
    • Investigators are predicting more guilty pleas and hefty settlements.
    • But companies also have to pay hefty state or city taxes.
    • It may be paying a hefty amount to the people who actually steal these prints and copy them, but even that amount would not be too substantial.
    • Consequently we now face a hefty vet's bill and a very unhappy young dog who cannot be exercised.
    • And if they won the council would face hefty legal costs.
    • In an attempt at capitalising on this parental anxiety, many private institutions come out with packages that carry a hefty price tag.
    • The long cork, heavy expensive bottle and hefty price tag indicate that the winemaker and UK seller are impressed with this wine.
    • A disabled car owner has been left with no transport and a hefty bill after vandals sprayed his car with a corrosive substance.