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adjective, hulk·i·er, hulk·i·est.
  1. hulking.
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Origin of hulky

First recorded in 1775–85; hulk + -y1
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Related Words

awkward, beefy, big, colossal, cumbersome, cumbrous, enormous, gross, heavy, hefty, high, hulking, husky, immense, large, long, mammoth, massive, ponderous, stout

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Historical Examples

  • Once a great, hulky colored boy, who was the torment of the neighborhood, treated me roughly while I was playing on the street.

    The Promised Land

    Mary Antin