Definition of hefty:
salubrious, intelligent, level-headed, knock-down, big, muscular, massive, kempt, unchewable, sound, brawny, weighty, severe, bulky, strong, mesomorphic, goodish, honorable, hulky, sizable, stringy, sizeable, good for you, tidy, heavy, considerable, levelheaded, fibrous, good, goodly, herculean, ample, husky, healthy, stout, ponderous, heavyweight, sinewy, tendinous, respectable, hard, potent, hulking, estimable, powerful.
" I know it will cost, you're hefty and big boneded and I'd want you heroic size, but we needn't have your hull frame made in posies, I could plant you in different seeds and raise you like a crop, and sell you in the fall.- "Samantha at the St. Louis Exposition", Marietta Holley.
- "Colorado Jim", George Goodchild.
- "Dorothy at Oak Knowe", Evelyn Raymond.