Meaning of HULK in English


hulk /hʌlk/ BrE AmE noun [countable]

[ Date: 1000-1100 ; Language: Medieval Latin ; Origin: holcas , from Greek , from helkein 'to pull' ]

1 . a large heavy person or thing:

a hulk of a man

2 . the main part of an old ship, vehicle etc that has decayed or been destroyed

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.