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synonyms for top-heavy

  • cumbersome
  • imbalanced
  • overloaded
  • unbalanced
  • bulky
  • lopsided
  • overweight
  • tottering
  • uneven

antonyms for top-heavy

MOST RELEVANT
  • balanced
  • ballasted
  • equalized
  • even
  • stabilized
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How to use top-heavy in a sentence

He came to the top of the stairs with a lamp in his hand, and wanted to know what the rumpus was about.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
The policemen looked dull and heavy, as if never again would any one be criminal, and as if they had come to know it.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Drone: the largest tube of a bag-pipe, giving forth a dull heavy tone.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
The offspring of the ungodly shall not bring forth many branches, and make a noise as unclean roots upon the top of a rock.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The jagged top and spurs of San Jacinto Mountain shone like the turrets and posterns of a citadel built of rubies.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The way was under a double row of tall trees, which met at the top and formed a green arch over our heads.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
In fact, his appearance was so formidable that Davy did not pause for a second look, but started off at the top of his speed.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Hunter-Weston despite his heavy losses will be advancing to-morrow which should divert pressure from you.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Heavy firing continued all that afternoon, inflicting great loss on the rebels, whilst the Spaniards lost one soldier.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
The keen resentment had faded from his face, but an immense reproach was there—a heavy, helpless, appealing reproach.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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