Crossword Clue & Answers
23 December 2020
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword
We found 8 answers for the crossword clue 'Ponderous', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.
This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.
We have given Ponderous a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.
As well as being a clue we've also seen Ponderous as an answer itself some 26 times.
Ponderous is a single word clue made up of 9 letters.
We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Monday, 28 December 2020 with the answer being LEADEN, we also found LEADEN to be the most popular answer for this clue.
We've seen this clue in the following publications:
Definitions and usage
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- Having great mass and weight and unwieldiness; "a ponderous stone"; "a ponderous burden"; "ponderous weapons"
- Labored and dull; "a ponderous speech"
- Slow and laborious because of weight; "the heavy tread of tired troops"; "moved with a lumbering sag-bellied trot"; "ponderous prehistoric beasts"; "a ponderous yawn"
Of large size for its weight
A serious (or tragic) role in a play
Lacking lightness or liveliness; "heavy humor"; "a leaden conversation"
Having relatively great weight; heavy; "a weighty load"; "a weighty package"
Lacking grace in movement or posture; "a gawky lad with long ungainly legs"; "clumsy fingers"; "what an ungainly creature a giraffe is"; "heaved his unwieldy figure out of his chair"
Characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort; "worked their arduous way up the mining valley"; "a grueling campaign"; "hard labor"; "heavy work"; "heavy going"; "spent many laborious hours on the project"; "set a punishing pace"
The trade of cutting or preparing or selling timber
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