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English definition of “hulk”

hulk

noun [C]  /hʌlk/ us  

hulk noun [C] (BROKEN THING)

the body of an old ship, car, or large piece of equipment, which is broken and no longer used: The rusted hulk of an abandoned car sat at the side of the road.

hulk noun [C] (LARGE PERSON)

a large, heavy person or thing: He was a huge hulk of a man, about six and a half feet tall.
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