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From Middle English bulki, boulky, equivalent to bulk + -y.
bulky (comparative bulkier, superlative bulkiest)
- Being large in size, mass, or volume; big, fat or muscular
- 1960 March, G. Freeman Allen, “Europe's most luxurious express - the "Settebello"”, in Trains Illustrated, page 140:
- Needless to say, one's seat must be booked in advance and a platoon of urbane officials, one to each door of the train, awaits passengers to usher them to their seats and relieve them of their bulkier baggage.
- (bodybuilding) Having excess body mass, especially muscle.
large in size, mass, or volume