Definition of hang heavily or heavy in English:

hang heavily (or heavy)

  • (Of time) pass slowly.
    More example sentences
    • Not only has the Secretary of State bought a new residence in Edinburgh, she has devised outrageously costly ways of passing the time that hangs heavily on her hands.
    • Time hangs heavy on the spooky Buffalo restaurant.
    • Sprinkle on toasted and chopped hazelnuts or walnuts if time hangs heavy.
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