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  • adj. Somewhat heavy.


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heavy +‎ -ish


  • I took it: a book of some kind, a small octavo book, only about six by nine inches, but heavyish.

    The Secret of the Sealed Room

  • I get a 200g sub, so this is 100g spun up to give singles that I trust will ply to a heavyish sock weight yarn.


  • I say this with a heavyish heart and an awareness of contradiction: I'm always complaining that so many studio productions target undiscriminating kids to the exclusion of intelligent adult audiences.

    Complexity Defeats 'Duplicity'

  • Hence heavyish posting, fuelled by endless cups of tea.

    Blogging From Bed ...

  • Just a quick note to say that you looked heavyish last time I saw you, which, come to think of it, was this morning, in the Oval Office, when you accepted my withdrawal (which you had secretly demanded) and ruined my life and dreams and spirit.


  • The lady pouring coffee and smoking cigarettes opposite me was smallish, heavyish, grayish, and angryish.

    Foto Finish

  • Oliver Crowe is nearly six feet, vividly dark, a little stooping, dressed like anybody else in the Yale Club from hair parted in the middle to low heavyish brown shoes, though the punctured patterns on the latter are a year or so out of date.

    Young People's Pride

  • A pair of large tortoise-shell spectacles straddled a big beak-like nose, and he wore a heavyish blond moustache with its points trained upwards and outwards rather after the fashion made famous in the

    The Yellow Streak

  • The hills are so covered with scrub that it was hard to see what was going on in that uncertain light, but the heavyish shrapnel fire was a bad sign and the fact that the enemy's guns were firing from a knoll a few hundred yards East of Anafarta Sagir was proof that our troops were not holding Tekke Tepe.

    Gallipoli Diary, Volume 2

  • My hand to jaw-and-tail fight with the conger had made me a little unsteady; had made my muscles feel as if they might string up with cramp; which is not good for stepping a heavyish mast and sailing a boat.

    A Poor Man's House


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