Definitions

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  • adj. Excessively heavy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Excessively heavy.

Etymologies

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over- +‎ heavy

Examples

  • Arkady noticed that no more snow was falling; not a flake drifted down, not even from the overheavy branches.

    Gorky Park

  • Sir John after his return from Scotland had become the King's own head huntsman, famous through all England for his knowledge of venery, until at last, getting overheavy for his horses, he had settled in modest comfort into the old house of Cosford upon the eastern slope of the Hindhead hill.

    Sir Nigel

  • "It will be the better if you stretch his limbs, for he grows overheavy," said the knight.

    Sir Nigel

  • "Sir John Johnson is a mild, slow man, somewhat sluggish and overheavy, moderate in speech, almost cold, perhaps, yet a perfectly gallant officer."

    The Reckoning

  • Sir John after his return from Scotland had become the King's own head huntsman, famous through all England for his knowledge of venery, until at last, getting overheavy for his horses, he had settled in modest comfort into the old house of Cosford upon the eastern slope of the

    Sir Nigel

  • Bass players find it hell playing with me when I'm playing the piano; it's because I learned the piano as a percussion instrument as a young boogie aficianado where you have to be your own rhythm section and my mother was a slamming stride pianist who played the piano hard, like Ives, and like Jelly Roll Morton, so I'm overheavy in my left hand, which I want to integrate with my right hand though it insists on keeping so many different times, like I say, bass players go nuts trying to accompany me.

    NOISE!!!!!

  • "Then, what was my great horror, my boundless despair, when the good woman slowly and sadly shook her head, saying, in a voice full of sympathy and commiseration, 'How loath I am to shatter your hopes and add more trouble to your already much overheavy sorrows, you cannot know,

    Lucile Triumphant

  • Our good Gaffer Swanthold sayeth that gold is an overheavy burden for a two-legged ass to carry; so we would e'en lift some of this load from thee. "

    The Adventures of Robin Hood

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