Definition of heftily adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈheftɪly//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈheftɪly//
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  1. 1in a way that is big and heavy He was dark-haired and heftily built.
  2. 2(informal) in a way that is expensive The cakes looked appetizing but heftily priced.
  3. 3using a lot of force Shake the potatoes quite heftily in the saucepan.