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heavy

1. noun, slang A villain in a work of fiction. I always get typecast as the heavy of the movie. The heavy in his novel is about as generic as you can get.
2. noun, slang A mobster, especially an enforcer. A couple of heavies showed up to force the business owner to pay his share of the mafia's protection racket.
3. noun, slang A very important or influential person. He's known as something of a heavy in the fashion industry. Our lobbyists have been pressuring some of the political heavies to alter the wording of the legislation.
4. adjective, slang Of very serious, intense, or profound significance. This book about World War II is real heavy, man—I don't think I can keep reading it.
5. interjection, dated slang Used to express the profound or intense seriousness of a situation. A: "If we don't fix this, you may never get back home!" B: "Whoa, Doc, this is heavy!" A: "Weight has nothing to do with it, Marty."
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

heavy

1. n. a villain. (Especially in movies, etc.) He is well known for playing heavies in the movies.
2. mod. important; profound; serious. I have some heavy things to talk over with you, Sam.
3. mod. really fine. This is a real heavy thing you’re doing for me.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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