hulking

play
adjective hulk·ing \ˈhəl-kiŋ\

Definition of hulking

  1. :  ponderous, massive <a hulking wrestler>

Examples of hulking in a sentence

  1. A hulking figure appeared in the doorway.

  2. <a heavy, hulking stone blocked the way>

1698

First Known Use of hulking

1698


HULKING Defined for English Language Learners

hulking

play
adjective hulk·ing \ˈhəl-kiŋ\

Definition of hulking for English Language Learners

  • : very large or heavy


HULKING Defined for Kids

hulking

play
adjective hulk·ing \ˈhəl-kiŋ\

Definition of hulking for Students

  1. :  very large or heavy



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up hulking? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to decrease in size, extent, or degree

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • alphabet-magnets
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ