Definition of heftily in US English:

heftily

adverb

  • See hefty

    • ‘Dark-haired and heftily built, he was a perfect picture of all-American solidity and youthful certainty.’
    • ‘Home-made cakes looked appetising but heftily priced - organic apple and banana, chocolate fudge or carrot and orange cake.’
    • ‘The vines were thick and heftily wooded, larger than any plant life a desert dweller could ever imagine, and more voracious than the most haggardly pack of wolves.’
    • ‘If he was watching at home he would have applauded heftily.’
    • ‘Put the lid back on the saucepan, and shake the potatoes quite heftily in the saucepan so that they become fluffy round the edges.’

Pronunciation

heftily

/ˈheftəlē//ˈhɛftəli/