heavy–handed

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heavy–handed /ˈhɛviˈhændəd/ adjective
heavy–handed
/ˈhɛviˈhændəd/
adjective
Learner's definition of HEAVY–HANDED
[more heavy–handed; most heavy–handed]
: dealing with people or problems in a severe or harsh way : too strict or controlling
: awkward or clumsy : showing a lack of skill

— heavy–handedly

adverb

— heavy–handedness

noun [noncount]
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