bulky

  • 1Bulky — Bulk y, a. Of great bulk or dimensions; of great size; large; thick; massive; as, bulky volumes. [1913 Webster] A bulky digest of the revenue laws. Hawthorne. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2bulky — bulky; un·bulky; …

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  • 3bulky — index ponderous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4bulky — mid 15c., from BULK (Cf. bulk) + Y (Cf. y) (2) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5bulky — *massive, massy, monumental, substantial Analogous words: *huge, gigantic, colossal, mammoth, elephantine, enormous: corpulent, obese, portly, *fleshy: burly, husky (see MUSCULAR) Contrasted words: petite, diminutive, *small, little …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6bulky — [adj] huge awkward, beefy, big, colossal, cumbersome, cumbrous, enormous, gross, heavy, hefty, high, hulking, immense, large, long, mammoth, massive, ponderous, substantial, unhandy, unmanageable, unwieldy, voluminous, weighty; concept 781 Ant.… …

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  • 7bulky — ► ADJECTIVE (bulkier, bulkiest) ▪ large and unwieldy …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8bulky — [bul′kē] adj. bulkier, bulkiest 1. a) having great bulk; large; massive b) relatively large for its weight 2. awkwardly large; big and clumsy bulkily adv. bulkiness n …

    English World dictionary

  • 9bulky — UK [ˈbʌlkɪ] / US adjective Word forms bulky : adjective bulky comparative bulkier superlative bulkiest too big to be carried or stored easily The TV was too bulky to fit into the boot of her car. a) big and thick a bulky sweater b) big, wide, and …

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  • 10bulky — bulk|y [ˈbʌlki] adj 1.) something that is bulky is bigger than other things of its type and is difficult to carry or store ▪ a bulky parcel 2.) someone who is bulky is big and heavy ▪ Andrew is a bulky man. >bulkiness n [U] …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11bulky — [[t]bʌ̱lki[/t]] bulkier, bulkiest ADJ GRADED Something that is bulky is large and heavy. Bulky things are often difficult to move or deal with. ...bulky items like lawn mowers. ...a bulky man with balding hair …

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  • 12bulky — adjective 1 something that is bulky is bigger than other things of its type and is difficult to carry or store: a bulky parcel | a new elastic that is less bulky 2 someone who is bulky is big and heavy bulkiness noun (U) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13bulky — bulk|y [ bʌlki ] adjective too big to be carried or stored easily: The TV was too bulky to fit into the trunk of her car. a. big and thick: a bulky sweater b. big, wide, and solid: a tall bulky man ╾ bulk|i|ness noun uncount …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14bulky — adjective (bulkier; est) Date: 15th century 1. a. having bulk b. (1) large of its kind (2) corpulent 2. having great volume in proportion to weight < a bulky knit sweater > • bulkily …

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  • 15bulky — bulkily, adv. bulkiness, n. /bul kee/, adj., bulkier, bulkiest. 1. of relatively large and cumbersome bulk or size. 2. (of a fabric or yarn) thick; lofty. 3. (of a garment) made of thick, resilient fabric or yarn: a bulky sweater. [1665 75; BULK1 …

    Universalium

  • 16bulky — adj. Bulky is used with these nouns: ↑envelope, ↑figure, ↑file, ↑package, ↑sweater …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17bulky — adjective bulky items Syn: large, big, huge, sizable, substantial, massive; king size, economy size(d), outsize, oversized, considerable, voluminous; cumbersome, unmanageable, unwieldy, ponderous, heavy, weighty; informal jumbo …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 18bulky — / bʌlki/ adjective large and awkward ● The Post Office does not accept bulky packages …

    Marketing dictionary in english

  • 19bulky — adjective /ˈbʌlki/ a) Being large in size, mass, or volume. b) Unwieldy …

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  • 20Bulky — Большой по объёму, объёмный, объёмистый (об издании); Пухлый, рыхлый (о бумаге); Большой по объёму; Объёмный (об издании) …

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