Definition of bulky in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈbʌlki

adjective (bulkier, bulkiest)



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  • At this time there were only seven korans in existence, all of them written by hand and bound into no less than sixty Hinzibs each and kept wrapped bulkily in many blankets and stored in large calabash bowls far away in Mecca.
  • SCS officers noticed a vehicle containing five males, all of whom were bulkily and unseasonally dressed.
  • Not that I was particularly overweight, but I felt heavier than I wanted, and being ‘of-a-certain-age’ the weight had gathered itself a little bulkily around my tummy.


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  • The first thing I noticed after taking it out of the box was the sheer bulkiness of the TAK68 and how the sink material is made from aluminium but isn't as heavy as it looks.
  • It is an excellent replacement for oats in rations needing bulkiness.
  • Medium hair that is thick can require some special expertise is achieving the proper balance and style because of the potential for excess bulkiness.

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