English version

hulk

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Water
hulkhulk /hʌlk/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 TALL PERSONa large heavy person or thing 🔊 a hulk of a man2 TTWthe main part of an old ship, vehicle etc that has decayed or been destroyed
Examples from the Corpus
hulk• After ten or twelve tries, I was all worn out, a spent and battered hulk.• She gazed down at the London horizon, its tranquillity pierced by hulks of office buildings.• Beyond the stadium were the corroding hulks of the Bronx.• You could write a story about each hulk in their great yard.• Loyal subjects of the Imperium always feared hulks.• The rusty hulks of old tractors sit on the hill.
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