from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The characteristic of being bulky, or of having bulk.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Greatness in bulk; size.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or quality of being bulky; magnitude in bulk or size.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an unwieldy largeness


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