Quick answer
"Lugging" is a form of "lug", a transitive verb which is often translated as "cargar con". "Bulky" is an adjective which is often translated as "voluminoso". Learn more about the difference between "lugging" and "bulky" below.
lug
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to carry)
a. cargar con
I spent the whole afternoon lugging the bags around until we were finally able to check in.Pasé toda la tarde cargando con las bolsas hasta que por fin llegamos al mostrador de facturación.
b. arrastrar
Don't go lugging all the equipment in from the parking lot. Bring the van around to the rear entrance.No hace falta que arrastres todo el equipo desde el estacionamiento. Acerca la furgoneta a la puerta de atrás.
c. jalar (Andes)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
I've been lugging this suitcase around town for hours.Llevo horas jalando esta maleta por el centro.
d. cargar
I earn a few dollars lugging sacks of potatoes around the market.Gano unos dólares cargando sacos de papas en el mercado.
e. llevar a rastras
It was heavy but between the two of us we lugged it out to the car.Pesaba mucho pero entre los dos lo llevamos a rastras hasta el coche.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (mechanics)
a. la orejeta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
These lugs can be used to lift containers of up to 36 tons.Estas orejetas sirven para levantar contenedores de hasta 36 toneladas.
b. la agarradera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
One of the lugs broke under the weight.Se rompió una de las agarraderas por el peso.
c. el perno
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
These trucks are fitted with ten-lug wheel hubs.Estos camiones llevan cubos de diez pernos.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(anatomy) (United Kingdom)
a. la oreja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Blimey, look at the size of those lugs!¡Caramba! ¡Mira qué orejas más grandes tiene!
4. (nautical)
a. la vela al tercio
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I was sailing a 30-footer with a balanced lug.Navegaba en un barco de 30 pies con vela al tercio compensada.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(oaf)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el zoquete
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
The actor became famous with his role as the lovable lug in this movie.El actor se hizo famoso con su papel de zoquete adorable en esta película.
b. el tarugo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Her brother is a big lug who just gets everything wrong.Su hermano es un tarugo grande que mete la pata en todo lo que hace.
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bulky(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (taking up a lot of space)
a. voluminoso
A bulky package appeared on Tom's front doorstep on Christmas Day.Un paquete voluminoso apareció en la puerta de Tom el día de Navidad.
b. grande
I think that couch is going to be too bulky for our little apartment.Creo que ese sofá será demasiado grande para nuestro pequeño apartamento.
2. (of large physique)
a. corpulento
Nate's a lot bulkier now that he's been lifting and drinking protein shakes.Nate está mucho más corpulento desde que está levantado pesas y bebiendo batidos de proteínas.
3. (of clothing)
a. grueso
This jacket is really bulky and keeps me warm.Esta chaqueta es muy gruesa y me mantiene caliente.
b. gordo
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Jenna's new bulky sweater looks really comfy.El nuevo suéter gordo de Jenna se ve muy cómodo.
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