weight; heaviness: It was a rather flimsy chair, without much heft to it.
significance or importance.
Archaic.the bulk or main part.
verb (used with object)
to test the weight of by lifting and balancing: He hefted the spear for a few moments, and then flung it at the foe.
to heave; hoist.
Un heftedis always a great word to know.
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a fool or simpleton; ninny.
an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.
a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.
a gadget; dingus; thingumbob.
a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.
a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.
c.1445, "weight, heaviness," from heave on analogy of thieve/thief, weave/weft, etc.; also infl. by heft, obsolete pp. of heave. The verb meaning "to lift" is first recorded c.1661. Hefty is from 1867.