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bulky

adjective \ˈbəl-kē also ˈbl-\

: large and difficult to carry or store

of a person : large and fat or muscular

bulk·i·erbulk·i·est

Full Definition of BULKY

1
a :  having bulk
b (1) :  large of its kind
(2) :  corpulent
2
:  having great volume in proportion to weight <a bulky knit sweater>
bulk·i·ly \-kə-lē\ adverb
bulk·i·ness \-kē-nəs\ noun
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Examples of BULKY

  1. a big, bulky football player
  2. <bulky packages might cost more to mail>

First Known Use of BULKY

15th century

Rhymes with BULKY

BULKINESS Defined for Kids

bulky

adjective \ˈbəl-kē\
bulk·i·erbulk·i·est

Definition of BULKY for Kids

1
:  great in size or volume
2
:  being large and awkward to handle

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