Meaning of “hulk” in the English Dictionary

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hulknoun [ C ]

us /hʌlk/

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.

(Definition of “hulk” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)