Hulk

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Etymology[edit]

The name of a character created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby for the Marvel Comics Universe, it has since entered the everyday English lexicon. The name itself is most likely derived from the same word, hulk, which predates the existence of the character. See the Wikipedia link at the bottom.

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Hulk

  1. (comics) A fictional comic-book character who gains superhuman strength when he becomes angry.
    • 2007 November 27, Ken Keeler and David X. Cohen, “Bender’s Big Score”, Futurama, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
      Fry: How can you say Lars is more mature than me?
      Leela: Well, for one thing, his checkbook doesn't have the Hulk on it.

Noun[edit]

Hulk (plural Hulks)

  1. A person resembling, especially physically, the Hulk in the Marvel Comics Universe.
  2. (by extension) A strongman.

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