hulk

(redirected from The Incredible Hulk (video game))
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

hulk

 (hŭlk)
n.
1. Nautical
a. A heavy, unwieldy ship.
b. The hull of an old, unseaworthy, or wrecked ship.
c. often hulks An old or unseaworthy ship used as a prison or warehouse.
2. One, such as a person or object, that is bulky, clumsy, or unwieldy.
3. A wrecked or abandoned shell of a usually large object, such as a building or vehicle.
intr.v. hulked, hulk·ing, hulks
1. To appear as a massive or towering form; loom: The big truck hulked out of the fog.
2. To move clumsily.

[Middle English, from Old English hulc, from Medieval Latin hulcus, probably from Greek holkas, ship that is towed, merchant ship, from holkos, machine for hauling ships, from helkein, to pull.]

hulk

(hʌlk)
n
1. (Nautical Terms) the body of an abandoned vessel
2. (Nautical Terms) derogatory a large or unwieldy vessel
3. derogatory a large ungainly person or thing
4. (Nautical Terms) (often plural) the frame or hull of a ship, used as a storehouse, etc, or (esp in 19th-century Britain) as a prison
vb
5. (intr) informal Brit to move clumsily
6. (often foll by: up) to rise massively
[Old English hulc, from Medieval Latin hulca, from Greek holkas barge, from helkein to tow]

hulk

(hʌlk)

n.
1. the body of an old or dismantled ship.
2. a ship specially built to serve as a storehouse, prison, etc., and not for sea service.
3. an unwieldy ship or boat.
4. a bulky or unwieldy person, object, or mass.
5. the shell of something wrecked, burned-out, or abandoned.
v.i.
6. to appear as a large, massive bulk; loom (often fol. by up).
[before 1000; Old English hulc; perhaps < Medieval Latin hulcus < Greek holkás trading vessel, orig., towed ship]

hulk


Past participle: hulked
Gerund: hulking

Imperative
hulk
hulk
Present
I hulk
you hulk
he/she/it hulks
we hulk
you hulk
they hulk
Preterite
I hulked
you hulked
he/she/it hulked
we hulked
you hulked
they hulked
Present Continuous
I am hulking
you are hulking
he/she/it is hulking
we are hulking
you are hulking
they are hulking
Present Perfect
I have hulked
you have hulked
he/she/it has hulked
we have hulked
you have hulked
they have hulked
Past Continuous
I was hulking
you were hulking
he/she/it was hulking
we were hulking
you were hulking
they were hulking
Past Perfect
I had hulked
you had hulked
he/she/it had hulked
we had hulked
you had hulked
they had hulked
Future
I will hulk
you will hulk
he/she/it will hulk
we will hulk
you will hulk
they will hulk
Future Perfect
I will have hulked
you will have hulked
he/she/it will have hulked
we will have hulked
you will have hulked
they will have hulked
Future Continuous
I will be hulking
you will be hulking
he/she/it will be hulking
we will be hulking
you will be hulking
they will be hulking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hulking
you have been hulking
he/she/it has been hulking
we have been hulking
you have been hulking
they have been hulking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hulking
you will have been hulking
he/she/it will have been hulking
we will have been hulking
you will have been hulking
they will have been hulking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hulking
you had been hulking
he/she/it had been hulking
we had been hulking
you had been hulking
they had been hulking
Conditional
I would hulk
you would hulk
he/she/it would hulk
we would hulk
you would hulk
they would hulk
Past Conditional
I would have hulked
you would have hulked
he/she/it would have hulked
we would have hulked
you would have hulked
they would have hulked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hulk - a very large personhulk - a very large person; impressive in size or qualities
large person - a person of greater than average size
2.hulk - a ship that has been wrecked and abandoned
ship - a vessel that carries passengers or freight
Verb1.hulk - appear very large or occupy a commanding positionhulk - appear very large or occupy a commanding position; "The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain"; "Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall"
rear, rise, lift - rise up; "The building rose before them"

hulk

noun wreck, shell, hull, shipwreck, frame I could make out the gutted hulk of the tanker.

hulk

noun
A large, ungainly, and dull-witted person:
Informal: lummox.
verb
To move heavily:
Translations
شَخصٌ أو شيءٌ ضَخْم أو هائِلهَيْكَل سَفينَه مَهْجورَه
kolohnátkolosvyřazená loď
skrogskrummelvrag
csupasz hajótestdarab: nagy darab
aflóga skipsskrokkurbeljaki; tröllaukinn hlutur
gremėzdaslaivo griaučiai
lempisveca/nederīga kuģa korpuss
hromotĺkvyradená loď
hurda gemiiri yarı ve hantalizbandut

hulk

[hʌlk] N
1. (Naut) (= abandoned ship) → casco m (pej) (= clumsy ship) → carraca f
2. (= large, ungainly building) → armatoste m
a great hulk of a manun gigantón

hulk

[ˈhʌlk] n
(= remains) [ship] → épave f; [car, building] → carcasse f
(= person) → mastodonte m, malabar m

hulk

n
(Naut: = body of ship) → (Schiffs)rumpf m
(inf: = person) → Hüne m (inf); I followed his big hulk into the roomich folgte seiner hünenhaften Gestalt ins Zimmer
(= wrecked vehicle)Wrack nt; (= wrecked building etc)Ruine f

hulk

[hʌlk] n (abandoned ship) → nave f in disarmo; (building) → costruzione f mastodontica
a great hulk of a man (fam) → un colosso

hulk

(halk) noun
1. the body of an old ship from which everything has been taken away.
2. something or someone enormous and clumsy.