Noun(1) a very large person; impressive in size or qualities(2) a ship that has been wrecked and abandoned
Verb(1) appear very large or occupy a commanding position
(1) Among the craft that littered the harbour was the hulk of the battleship Haruna lying quietly in the shallows, its deck just above the water.(2) The original Victorian cast iron structure has been stripped back and exposed, its riveted, pitted hulk like a decaying ship's hull.(3) Submerged in the azure waters of the ominously named Shipwreck Bay, the rusting hulk of the oil tanker Jessica is a somber reminder of man's threat to the fragile paradise of the Galapagos Islands.(4) They put us all up in the Hilton Metropole, which despite its impressive name and even more impressive size, is still a concrete hulk stuck between a building site and the main road.(5) A rather large hulk of a man, he looked at his old friend with amusement.(6) They grab Frank, throw him in the car, and cart him off to a rotting medieval hulk of a prison.(7) Within the brick hulk , where floors can support a live load of 3 tonnes per square metre, up to 700 parking spaces and a services level can be tucked out of sight.(8) He is one of life's cruel jokes: a lumbering hulk of a man, ugly within and without.(9) After a moment, he let out a high, piercing whistle that somehow seemed strange coming from the hulk of a man.(10) The grey hulk of the jail stares out across Dublin's north inner city.(11) A brooding hulk of a man stepped through the entrance.(12) Towering over the town was Turtle Mountain, a massive hulk of limestone and shale layered with veins of coal in its core.(13) He is a towering hulk of a homeless man who spends his days patrolling the stretch from the air vent at the back of the St James Centre (where, legend has it, he sleeps) down to the corner-shop opposite my flat.(14) Rushwind looks at the battered hulk of his ship.(15) Beta steered us off the main roads down some quite narrow roads, framed on either side by the windowless hulk of tall buildings, but it was not long until we felt lost and longed to return to the relative comfort of a more populated street.(16) Its fraying carpets, Formica decor and inappropriate flooring for computer networks are all part of the look and feel of a glass hulk of a building constructed in 1963.
(1) hulk :: hulk
1. wreck ::
2. shipwreck ::
3. wreckage ::
4. ruin ::
5. derelict ::
6. shell ::
7. skeleton ::
8. hull ::
9. predominate ::
10. tower ::
11. loom ::
Different Formshulk, hulking, hulks
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