Archer plays the lead in a ponderous but thoughtful one-act play penned by her husband, Terry Jastrow.
Yet even his staffers acknowledge he is a wooden candidate, a result of a long career in the ponderous halls of the House.
My ribs are like a xylophone, and the knobs of my spine stick up like ponderous cairns in the landscape of my back.
It was a ponderous labyrinth of bolts, locks, and steel doors, making it an almost impregnable fortress.
But the ponderous phrases distracted from the easy accessibility of the clothes.
"Ay," answered the Governor, lifting his head from the hand he had kissed with ponderous gallantry.
Andy could see now that it was a roadster, low-hung, ponderous, to keep the road.
Their ponderous weapons allowed of little fencing and parrying, and inflicted wounds which were almost invariably mortal.
The man who faced the redhead was as light as his companion was ponderous.
But over both the great monsters passed, treading them to pulp under the ponderous feet.
c.1400, "thick;" early 15c., "heavy, weighty, clumsy," from Latin ponderosus "of great weight; full of meaning," from pondus (genitive ponderis) "weight" (see pound (n.1)). Meaning "tedious" is first recorded 1704. Related: Ponderously; ponderousness.