Definition of heaving in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhiːvɪŋ/


British informal
(Of a place) extremely crowded: the foyer was absolutely heaving with people
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  • In the heaving streets, people don't seem to carry shopping bags, though the bars and restaurants are bursting.
  • The soldiers will find a heaving city of misery, mortars and stray bullets.
  • I would have been happier if he had used his persuasive powers with the Lord to heal the heaving roads of Bangalore.

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