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Bulky vs. Burly

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Bulkyadjective

Being large in size, mass, or volume.

Burlyadjective

Large, well-built, and muscular.

‘He’s a big, burly rugby player who works as a landscape gardener.’;

Bulkyadjective

Unwieldy.

Burlyadjective

Great, amazing, unbelievable.

‘That goal was burly.’;

Bulkyadjective

(bodybuilding) Having excess body mass, especially muscle.

Burlyadjective

Of large magnitude, either good or bad, and sometimes both.

‘That wave was burly! (i.e. large, dangerous and difficult to ride)’; ‘This hike is going to be burly, but worth it because there is good body surfing at that beach.’;

Bulkyadjective

Of great bulk or dimensions; of great size; large; thick; massive; as, bulky volumes.

‘A bulky digest of the revenue laws.’;

Burlyadjective

Full of burls or knots; knotty.

Bulkyadjective

of large size for its weight

Burlyadjective

Having a large, strong, or gross body; stout; lusty; - now used chiefly of human beings, but formerly of animals, in the sense of stately or beautiful, and of inanimate things that were huge and bulky.

‘In his latter days, with overliberal diet, [he was] somewhat corpulent and burly.’; ‘Burly and big, and studious of his ease.’;

Burlyadjective

Coarse and rough; boisterous.

‘It was the orator's own burly way of nonsense.’;

Burlyadjective

muscular and heavily built;

‘a beefy wrestler’; ‘had a tall burly frame’; ‘clothing sizes for husky boys’; ‘a strapping boy of eighteen’; ‘`buirdly' is a Scottish term’;

Burly

Burly (Russian: Бурлы) is a rural locality (a selo) and the administrative center of Burlinsky Selsoviet, Gafuriysky District, Bashkortostan, Russia. The population was 539 as of 2010.

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