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[buhl-jee] /ˈbʌl dʒi/
adjective, bulgier, bulgiest.
tending to bulge; having a bulge:
a bulgy envelope.
Origin of bulgy
First recorded in 1840-50; bulge + -y1
Related forms
bulginess, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Honor came running in, looking rather flushed and hot, and with a curious, bulgy appearance about her blouse.

  • "This," says the sleuth, haulin' out of his pocket a bulgy envelope.

    Torchy, Private Sec. Sewell Ford
  • A bulgy, bronzed fellow clad mainly in an immaculately white brassard left the rope barrier and joined Bradford.

    Forsyte's Retreat Winston Marks
  • Not even a pigskin document case or an overcoat with bulgy pockets.

    Torchy As A Pa Sewell Ford
  • And Janet promptly fetched a black leather case, round-shouldered with importance and bulgy with business.

    Cleg Kelly, Arab of the City S. R. (Samuel Rutherford) Crockett
  • He thrust his bulgy nose into the air to sniff the direction of the wind.

  • The eyes, light blue and bulgy, reminded Horace of poached eggs left out in the cold for a week.

  • The cropped head was flat as an owl's; the chest of immense breadth; the bulgy knees and big hands were those of a dwarf athlete.

    Vittoria, Complete George Meredith
  • You would never guess that she is Lady Cecilia's sister, except for the bulgy eyes.

  • It was white and bulgy and gleaming and full up of pearl buttons and everything.

    The Adventures of Sally P. G. Wodehouse

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