verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- unpackaged: Fresh orange juice is shipped from Florida in bulk.
- in large quantities: Those who buy in bulk receive a discount.
Origin of bulk1
Definition for bulk (2 of 2)
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Examples from the Web for bulk
The bulk of the premiere actually put an unexpected spin on the ripped-from-the-headlines story.‘Newsroom’ Premiere: Aaron Sorkin Puts CNN on Blast Over the Boston Bombing|Kevin Fallon|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For too long, luxury boats have size and bulk on their side, but in design terms they rarely surprise or look as stunning as STAR.The World's Most Beautiful Boat—Yours for Half a Billion Dollars|Tim Teeman|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Both Just Label It and the Non-GMO Project receive the bulk of their donations from natural foods companies.
But the constant cry for help has angered German politicians especially, as the bulk of the refugees are heading there.Italy's Latest Export Is Refugees, and the Rest of Europe Is Not Happy|Barbie Latza Nadeau|August 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The immediate explanation is that the bulk of the cases arise from car stops.Ferguson Feeds Off the Poor: Three Warrants a Year Per Household|Michael Daly|August 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The bulk of the country gentlemen, the bulk of the wealthier traders, had by that time become Puritans.History of the English People, Volume V (of 8) |John Richard Green
Two shrubby species of Euonymus belong to the flora of North America, but the bulk of the large family is tropical.Trees Worth Knowing|Julia Ellen Rogers
With the bulk of the villagers searching for him, it was simply a matter of time before he would be run down.The New Boys at Oakdale|Morgan Scott
In bulk and height it appeared to be half as big again as any of its tribe which I had known in all my life's experience.The Ivory Child|H. Rider Haggard
The son would have inherited the bulk of his property, and I should have received an inconsiderable legacy.Tom, The Bootblack|Horatio Alger
British Dictionary definitions for bulk
- the thickness of a number of sheets of paper or cardboard
- the thickness of a book excluding its covers
- in large quantities
- (of a cargo, etc) unpackaged
Word Origin for bulk
Idioms and Phrases with bulk
see in bulk.