big and bulky

Australian Slang
a sulky (horse drawn carriage)

English dialects glossary. 2013.

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  • Big and bulky — a sulky (horse drawn carriage) …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • bulky — [bul′kē] adj. bulkier, bulkiest 1. a) having great bulk; large; massive b) relatively large for its weight 2. awkwardly large; big and clumsy bulkily adv. bulkiness n …   English World dictionary

  • bulky — UK [ˈbʌlkɪ] / US adjective Word forms bulky : adjective bulky comparative bulkier superlative bulkiest too big to be carried or stored easily The TV was too bulky to fit into the boot of her car. a) big and thick a bulky sweater b) big, wide, and …   English dictionary

  • bulky — bulk|y [ bʌlki ] adjective too big to be carried or stored easily: The TV was too bulky to fit into the trunk of her car. a. big and thick: a bulky sweater b. big, wide, and solid: a tall bulky man ╾ bulk|i|ness noun uncount …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bulky — bulk|y [ˈbʌlki] adj 1.) something that is bulky is bigger than other things of its type and is difficult to carry or store ▪ a bulky parcel 2.) someone who is bulky is big and heavy ▪ Andrew is a bulky man. >bulkiness n [U] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bulky — adjective 1 something that is bulky is bigger than other things of its type and is difficult to carry or store: a bulky parcel | a new elastic that is less bulky 2 someone who is bulky is big and heavy bulkiness noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Big — (b[i^]g), a. [Compar. {Bigger}; superl. {Biggest}.] [Perh. from Celtic; cf. W. beichiog, beichiawg, pregnant, with child, fr. baich burden, Arm. beac h; or cf. OE. bygly, Icel. biggiligr, (properly) habitable; (then) magnigicent, excellent, fr.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • big*/*/*/ — [bɪg] adj 1) large in size big brown eyes[/ex] A big man stood in the doorway.[/ex] At the end of the lane was a great big house.[/ex] 2) important or serious We have another big game next week.[/ex] 3) powerful or successful The place was full… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • big — big1 biggish, adj. bigly, adv. /big/, adj., bigger, biggest, adv., n. adj. 1. large, as in size, height, width, or amount: a big house; a big quantity. 2. of major concern, importance, gravity, or the like: a big problem. 3 …   Universalium

  • big — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. large, bulky, huge; mountainous, enormous; massive, impressive; important, weighty. See greatness, size. Ant., small. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Of Great size] Syn. large, huge, great; see high 1 ,… …   English dictionary for students

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