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bulk·y

 (bŭl′kē)
adj. bulk·i·er, bulk·i·est
1. Having considerable bulk; massive.
2. Of large size for its weight: a bulky knit.
3. Clumsy to manage; unwieldy.

bulk′i·ly adv.
bulk′i·ness n.

bulky

(ˈbʌlkɪ)
adj, bulkier or bulkiest
very large and massive, esp so as to be unwieldy
ˈbulkily adv
ˈbulkiness n

bulk•y

(ˈbʌl ki)

adj. bulk•i•er, bulk•i•est.
1. of relatively large and cumbersome bulk or size.
2. (of a fabric or yarn) thick; lofty.
3. made of thick, resilient fabric or yarn.
[1665–75]
bulk′i•ly, adv.
bulk′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bulky - of large size for its weight
big, large - above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world"

bulky

adjective large, big, huge, heavy, massive, enormous, substantial, immense, mega (slang), very large, mammoth, colossal, cumbersome, weighty, hulking, unwieldy, ponderous, voluminous, unmanageable, elephantine, massy, ginormous (informal), humongous or humungous (U.S. slang) a bulky man with balding hair
small, slim, neat, convenient, handy, manageable, wieldy

bulky

adjective
1. Extremely large; having great mass:
2. Having a large body, especially in girth:
3. Difficult to handle or manage:
Translations
كَبيرُ الحَجْم، ضَخْم
objemnýveliký
terjedelmes
fyrirferîarmikill
objemný
zajeten
ağırkocamantaşınması zor

bulky

[ˈbʌlkɪ] ADJ (bulkier (compar) (bulkiest (superl))) [parcel] → abultado; [person] → corpulento

bulky

[ˈbʌlki] adj [thing] → volumineux/euse, encombrant(e); [person] → corpulent(e)

bulky

adj (+er)
objectsperrig; bookdick; sweater, spacesuitunförmig; bulky goodsSperrgut nt
personmassig, wuchtig

bulky

[ˈbʌlkɪ] adjgrosso/a, voluminoso/a

bulk

(balk) noun
1. the greater part. The bulk of his money was spent on food.
2. (great) size or mass. the bulk of a parcel; His huge bulk appeared round the corner.
adjective
in bulk. bulk buying.
ˈbulky adjective
large in size, awkward to carry etc. a bulky parcel; This is too bulky to send by post.
in bulk
in large quantities. Huge tankers now carry oil in bulk; They like to buy goods in bulk.
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Mademoiselle Reisz, being exceedingly diminutive, was elevated upon cushions, as small children are sometimes hoisted at table upon bulky volumes.
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And even when recognised at last, their immense magnitude renders it very hard really to believe that such bulky masses of overgrowth can possibly be instinct, in all parts, with the same sort of life that lives in a dog or a horse.
We saw men and women standing away up there looking frightened, and there was a bulky object tumbling and floundering down the steep slope toward us.
His tall, firm, upright figure, among the bulky forms and stooping shoulders of the elderly men, was such as Emma felt must draw every body's eyes; and, excepting her own partner, there was not one among the whole row of young men who could be compared with him.
Within the arch, the bulky figure of Sir George Lynn, whom Mr.
As the bank passenger-- with an arm drawn through the leathern strap, which did what lay in it to keep him from pounding against the next passenger, and driving him into his corner, whenever the coach got a special jolt--nodded in his place, with half-shut eyes, the little coach-windows, and the coach-lamp dimly gleaming through them, and the bulky bundle of opposite passenger, became the bank, and did a great stroke of business.
By nine o'clock the following morning the fairy tailors, as Nicolete called them, were at work on the fairy clothes, and, at the end of three days, there came by parcel-post a bulky unromantic-looking brown-paper parcel, which it was my business to convey to Nicolete under cover of the dark.
He was comely in countenance, bulky and strong in person, and in the flower of his age yet inanimate in expression, dull-eyed, heavy-browed, inactive and sluggish in all his motions, and so slow in resolution, that the soubriquet of one of his ancestors was conferred upon him, and he was very generally called Athelstane the Unready.
The elaborate character of the frame had made the picture extremely bulky, and now and then, in spite of the obsequious protests of Mr.
While so engaged he raised his eyes and saw that his master had halted, and was trying with the point of his pike to lift some bulky object that lay upon the ground, on which he hastened to join him and help him if it were needful, and reached him just as with the point of the pike he was raising a saddle-pad with a valise attached to it, half or rather wholly rotten and torn; but so heavy were they that Sancho had to help to take them up, and his master directed him to see what the valise contained.