bulky

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bulky

large and cumbersome; massive; ponderous; unwieldy: The bulky package was hard to maneuver through the door.
Not to be confused with:
balky – pigheaded; contrary; stubborn; obstinate; perverse; mulish: The balky child refused to put on her shoes.

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.
References in classic literature ?
Sancho said he did not want anything more than a little barley for Dapple, and half a cheese and half a loaf for himself; for the distance being so short there was no occasion for any better or bulkier provant.
A small stock of brown sugar, some white beans and split peas, and a few other commodities of low price, and such as are constantly in demand, made up the bulkier portion of the merchandise.
There he was, with the sun flaming on his golden helmet, and flashing from his polished breastplate; he had a sword by his side, and a lion's skin over his back, and on his right shoulder he carried a club, which looked bulkier and heavier than the pine-tree walking stick of Antaeus.
The Pigmies are so called to distinguish them from the bulkier Caucasians -- who are Hogmies.
The Tyrone players seem much bigger and bulkier and are lacking in agility.
FedEx told Logistics Management that this new service, called FedEx Freight Direct, will move larger, bulkier items to customers' homes and businesses and offer light assembly for an additional fee.
The company says in an email that "Under a pilot project, FedEx is carrying items such as washing machines and sectional sofas into a customer's home and assembling them." A spokeswoman added that "FedEx Freight is in the beginning stages of piloting a new service, FedEx Freight Direct, that will move larger, bulkier items to customers' homes and businesses, and even offer light assembly for an additional fee...
Thanks to this reduced weight, Atlas is able to keep its balance better than its bigger and bulkier predecessors.
This packing trick includes filling a small pouch with soft things like your undergarments, socks, etc., and then wrapping bulkier clothing things around the pouch to create a bundle.
"So eventually that pocket gets bulkier and bulkier - hopefully - this season.