bulk Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "bulk" - English Dictionary

See all translations

bulknoun

uk   us   /bʌlk/
[C usually singular] something or someone that is very large: She eased her large bulk out of the chair. [U] large size or mass: It was a document of surprising bulk.in bulk C1 in large amounts: The office buys paper in bulk to keep down costs.the bulk of sth C1 most of something: In fact, the bulk of the book is taken up with criticizing other works.
(Definition of bulk from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of bulk?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “bulk” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
hurdle

a frame or fence for jumping over in a race

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More