Synonyms of bulky in English:


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1‘bulky items of household refuse’

large, big, great, huge, of considerable size, sizeable, substantial, voluminous, girthy, immense, enormous, colossal, massive, mammoth, vast, goodly, prodigious, tremendous, gigantic, giant, monumental, stupendous, gargantuan, elephantine, titanic, mountainous, monstrous
mighty, epic, inordinate, unlimited, king-size, king-sized, giant-size, giant-sized, man-size, man-sized, outsize, oversized, overgrown, considerable, major, Brobdingnagian
cumbersome, unmanageable, unmanoeuvrable, unwieldy, awkward, ponderous, heavy, weighty
informal jumbo, whopping, whopping great, thumping, thumping great, hulking, mega, humongous, monster, astronomical, dirty great
British informal whacking, whacking great, ginormous
dated incommodious

small, compact, manageable

2‘he was a bulky man, not good at climbing’

heavily built, stocky, thickset, sturdy, sturdily built, well built, burly, strapping, brawny, muscular, solid, heavy, hefty, girthy, meaty
stout, fat, fattish, plump, chubby, portly, rotund, roly-poly, pot-bellied, round, dumpy, chunky, broad in the beam, overweight, obese, fleshy, paunchy, corpulent
buxom, well upholstered, well covered, well padded, of ample proportions, ample, rounded, well rounded
informal hulking, tubby, pudgy, beefy, porky, blubbery, poddy
British informal podgy, fubsy, lard-arsed
North American informal zaftig, corn-fed
Australian, New Zealand nuggety
technical mesomorphic, pyknic
rare squabby, pursy, abdominous