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bulky

adjective
 
 
/ˈbʌlki/
too big and taking up too much spaceEnormousBig and quite big
Translations of “bulky”
in Korean 부피가 큰…
in Arabic ضَخْم…
in Portuguese volumoso…
in Catalan voluminós…
in Japanese (大きくて)かさばった…
in Italian ingombrante, voluminoso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 龐大而佔地方的…
in Russian объемистый…
in Turkish hantal, kaba, büyük…
in Chinese (Simplified) 庞大而占地方的…
in Polish masywny, wielki…
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