Examples of hulking in a Sentence
A hulking figure appeared in the doorway.
a heavy, hulking stone blocked the way
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By contrast, New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge, a hulking figure at 6-foot-7 and Altuve’s primary competitor for the AL MVP award, hit just .259 on such pitches.
Obed Garcia, a hulking 6-3, 260-pound offensive linemen who was supposed to be an anchor for the team, died last spring.
The hulking bronze memorial, which has stood in a Charlottesville park for nearly a century, was a focal point of violent clashes Aug. 12 at a rally attended by hundreds of white supremacists.
The hulking mass of steel and concrete was the length of a tennis court, and half as wide.
For the past 75 years, a hulking bust of Napoleon has rested on a plinth in the Borough Hall of Madison, New Jersey.
If not, be prepared to sacrifice the bottom of a closet to the appliance — or, worse, to pretend that the hulking object on the floor is an end table.
What do timepieces have in common with hulking gas and steam engines?
But for South Carolina to truly adjust to Samuel’s absence, the Gamecocks coaching staff is going to have to make more use of some larger but less-mobile targets, their hulking boundary receivers and tight ends.
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First Known Use of hulking
Synonymsbig, biggish, boxcar, bulky, considerable, goodly, grand, great, handsome, hefty, large, husky, largish, outsize (also outsized), oversize (or oversized), sizable (or sizeable), substantial, tidy, voluminous
Antonymsbantam, dinky, dwarf, dwarfish, little, puny, shrimpy, small, smallish, undersized (also undersize)
Related Wordsastronomical (also astronomic), Brobdingnagian, bumper, Bunyanesque, cavernous, colossal, cosmic (also cosmical), cyclopean, elephantine, enormous, galactic, gargantuan, gigantic, gross, hellacious, herculean, heroic (also heroical), Himalayan, huge, humongous (also humungous), immense, jumbo, king-size (or king-sized), leviathan, major, mammoth, massive, monolithic, monstrous, monumental, mountainous, pharaonic, prodigious, staggering, stupendous, super, super-duper, supersized, titanic, tremendous, vast, vasty, walloping, whacking, whopping; excessive, exorbitant, extravagant, extreme, immoderate, inordinate; abundant, ample, appreciable, copious, plentiful; fat, thick; capacious, commodious, roomy, spacious
Near Antonymsdiminutive, half-pint, infinitesimal, Lilliputian, little-bitty, microminiature, microscopic (also microscopical), mini, miniature, minuscule, minute, pint-size (or pint-sized), pocket-size (also pocket-sized), pygmy, teensy, teensy-weensy, teeny, teeny-weeny, tiny, wee; petite, slender, slight, slim, thin
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