Meaning of HULK in English

HULK

/ hʌlk; NAmE / noun

1.

the main part of an old vehicle, especially a ship, that is no longer used :

the hulk of a wrecked ship

2.

a very large person, especially one who moves in an awkward way :

a great hulk of a man

3.

a very large object, especially one that causes you to feel nervous or afraid

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WORD ORIGIN

Old English hulc fast ship , probably reinforced in Middle English by Middle Low German and Middle Dutch hulk ; probably of Mediterranean origin and related to Greek holkas cargo ship.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.