Heavy-handed meaning

hĕv'ē-hăn'dĭd
Cruel, oppressive, or tyrannical.
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Clumsy; awkward.
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Tactless; indiscreet.
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Oppressive; harsh.
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Without a light touch; clumsy or tactless.
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Alternative form of heavy-handed.
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Clumsy, awkward; hence, excessive.

Do not be too heavy-handed with the salt.

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Extreme; unnecessarily forceful.

They issued a heavy-handed new censorship law.

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