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Noun: bulge  búlj
  1. Something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    "the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge";
    - bump, hump, swelling, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescence
Verb: bulge  búlj
  1. Swell or protrude outwards
    "His stomach bulged after the huge meal";
    - pouch, protrude
  2. Bulge out; form a bulge outward, or be so full as to appear to bulge
    - bag
  3. Bulge outward
    "His eyes bulged";
    - start, protrude, pop, pop out, bulge out, bug out [US, informal], come out
  4. Cause to bulge or swell outwards
    - bulk

Derived forms: bulged, bulges, bulging

Type of: change form, change shape, deform, jut, jut out, project, projection, protrude, stick out, swell

Encyclopedia: Bulge