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bulky

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adjective \ˈbəl-kē also ˈbu̇l-\

Simple Definition of bulky

  • : large and difficult to carry or store

  • of a person : large and fat or muscular

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of bulky

bulkier

bulkiest

  1. 1 a :  having bulk b (1) :  large of its kind (2) :  corpulent

  2. 2 :  having great volume in proportion to weight <a bulky knit sweater>

bulkily

play \-kə-lē\ adverb

bulkiness

play \-kē-nəs\ noun

Examples of bulky in a sentence

  1. a big, bulky football player

  2. <bulky packages might cost more to mail>



15th Century

First Known Use of bulky

15th century


BULKY Defined for Kids

bulky

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adjective \ˈbəl-kē\

Definition of bulky for Students

bulkier

bulkiest

  1. 1 :  great in size or volume

  2. 2 :  being large and awkward to handle





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