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 Meanings and Examples of BULKY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
bulky
 a.  of large size for its weight
Classic Sentence:
1  He was dressed in black broadcloth, a tall man, towering over the officers who stood near him, bulky in the shoulders but tapering to a small waist and absurdly small feet in varnished boots.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
2  Pittypat was dabbing at her eyes under Melanie's soothing words when Prissy entered with a bulky letter.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
3  He herded her to a sofa with Dr. Kennicott, who was rather vague about the eyes, rather drooping of bulky shoulder, as though he was wondering what he was expected to do next.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
4  The farmwife sat on the couch, expressionless, bulky in a man's dogskin coat and unplumbed layers of jackets.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
5  He was a bulky, gauche, noisy, humorous man, with narrow eyes, a rustic complexion, large red hands, and brilliant clothes.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
6  He was a heavy, bulky mulatto, on short legs, and he came tapping the floor in front of him with his gold-headed cane.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VII
7  Mademoiselle Reisz, being exceedingly diminutive, was elevated upon cushions, as small children are sometimes hoisted at table upon bulky volumes.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXX
8  A large bulky figure has as good a right to be in deep affliction, as the most graceful set of limbs in the world.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 8
9  Her bulky figure in a shawl and skirt might have been comic were it not for the intensity of feeling upon her face.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 9. The Light upon the Moor [Second Report of Dr. ...
10  Two days later he received a bulky envelope, which contained a short note from the detective, and a typewritten document, which covered several pages of foolscap.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. The Adventure of the Cardboard Box
11  In it, beside the coachman, sat a young man, and in front of the young man lay a rather bulky hand-bag.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER II—BLONDEAU'S FUNERAL ORATION BY BOSSUET
12  She had taken a few steps into the room, and had deposited a tolerably bulky parcel on the table.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER VIII—THE RAY OF LIGHT IN THE HOVEL
13  There is something bulky in Peggotty's pocket.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 64. A LAST RETROSPECT
14  There was a wholesome bulkiness about his person and his position and Daisy was flattered.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 8
15  At this second Carol realized that for all Guy's love of dead elegances his timidity was as depressing to her as the bulkiness of Sam Clark.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
Example Sentence:
1  They're generally too bulky or heavy for backpacking.
2  He struggled out of his bulky jacket and threw it on to the back seat.