hulking hulking  /ˈhəl kɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of great size and bulk

Usage(s):

  1. For centuries, the city's hulking official buildings served as reminders of the awesome power of the imperial state.
  2. But his hulking physique didn't fit such a low- profile diplomatic post.
  3. A long wall of bending steel, it's like one of Richard Serra's hulking stretches.

News

  1. Made Here: Brooklyn's Navy Yard is Home to a Manufacturing Revival

    The Brooklyn Navy Yard, once a hulking emblem of American industrial might, is showing the way to a revival of urban manufacturing.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Architectural Record

  2. Goodwill no longer accepting older model TVs

    Starting in August, Goodwill stores in Connecticut will longer accept your old hulking television sets.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Eyewitness News 3 Hartford

  3. Rugby-Lions winger North cleared for first test

    June 19 (Reuters) - Hulking Welsh winger George North has been declared fit for the British and Irish Lions' first test against Australia, providing a welcome boost for the tourists after Tuesday's shock loss to the ACT Brumbies. North, who was nursing a hamstring strain, passed a fitness test on Wednesday to make himself available for the first test at the Suncorp Stadium. "I've never seen him ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "He was one scary, intimidating, big hulking guy with a huge heart," said Ron Underwood, who directed Palance in "City Slickers" and in the actor's last role, as a man celebrating his 100th birthday in the 2004 TV movie "Back When We Were Grownups."
    on Nov 10, 2006 By: Ron Underwood Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "Elderly ladies bashed me across the head with their handbags, or some hulking great man would come up to me in a bar and say: 'Don't you understand? The guy's innocent!' It was an enormous compliment - and quite dangerous," Morse told the...
    on Feb 5, 2008 By: Barry Morse Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. Later, Jorge Cauz, Britannica's president, told me in an e-mail that if Wikipedia continued without some kind of editorial oversight it would "decline into a hulking mediocre mass of uneven, unreliable, and, many times, unreadable articles."
    on Jul 23, 2006 By: Jorge Cauz Source: New Yorker

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