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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.
References in classic literature ?
A KANGAROO hopping awkwardly along with some bulky object concealed in her pouch met a Zebra, and desirous of keeping his attention upon himself, said:
They were such a pair as wholesale merchants use for weighing bulky commodities; and quite a bulky commodity was now to be weighed in them.
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.
Continually turning round to look at the rows of loaded carts that were making their way from all sides out of Moscow, and balancing his bulky body so as not to slip out of the ramshackle old vehicle, Pierre, experiencing the joyful feeling of a boy escaping from school, began to talk to his driver.
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 drew a bulky manuscript from his outside coat pocket.
He was a heavy, bulky mulatto, on short legs, and he came tapping the floor in front of him with his gold-headed cane.
Mademoiselle Reisz, being exceedingly diminutive, was elevated upon cushions, as small children are sometimes hoisted at table upon bulky volumes.
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.
We passed between Lemnos and Mytilene, and saw them as we had seen Elba and the Balearic Isles--mere bulky shapes, with the softening mists of distance upon them--whales in a fog, as it were.
One day Anne took to the Post Office a long, bulky envelope, addressed, with the delightful confidence of youth and inexperience, to the very biggest of the "big" magazines.