bulk up

verb
Updated on: 17 Apr 2018

Definition of bulk up

: to gain weight especially by becoming more muscular
: to cause to bulk up

Examples of bulk up in a Sentence

  1. she bulked up her hair with one hand as she reached for the shears with the other

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First Known Use of bulk up

1979

in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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