Examples of hulking in a Sentence
A hulking figure appeared in the doorway.
a heavy, hulking stone blocked the way
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The hulking operation makes many of the world’s mega-cruiseships and has the capacity to build aircraft carriers and other naval vessels.
The loop is also recognized for a hulking statue of John LeFlore and Joseph Langan standing together, symbolizing their efforts for equality to all.
Tom and Bryan Smith celebrated on Friday with a red-carpet reception at what two years ago was a hulking decaying empty building.
Mullen, 31, was a hulking figure, standing 6 feet, 4 inches tall, known as Big Terry to his colleagues.
This year's Derby in Marlins Park promises an even bigger spectacle: Stanton taking on the game's newest and even more impressive dinger god, Aaron Judge, the hulking man-child who is slowly destroying Yankee Stadium one home run at a time.
Normally, I wouldn't be cast in this role — he's usually played as a hulking monster.
Such is the complicated relationship the 42-year-old must have with Daytona International Speedway on the eve of potentially his last race at the hulking track where his father died and his legend was born.
There was John Leenin, the hulking Russian who surely must have inspired Sylvester Stallone to create Ivan Drago.
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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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