Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Adjective: ponderous  pón-du-rus
  1. Slow and laborious because of weight
    "ponderous prehistoric beasts"; "a ponderous yawn";
    - heavy, lumbering
  2. Having great mass and weight and unwieldiness
    "a ponderous stone"; "a ponderous burden"; "ponderous weapons"
  3. Laboured and dull
    "a ponderous speech"

See also: heavy, heavy-footed, lame, lameo [informal], meh [informal], uninspiring, uninteresting

Encyclopedia: Ponderous