verb (used without object), bulged, bulg·ing.
verb (used with object), bulged, bulg·ing.
Origin of bulge
Synonyms for bulge
Related Words for bulgewart, lump, nodule, protrude, swell, sag, bloat, projection, bump, swelling, promontory, growth, excrescence, dilation, bunch, protrusion, salient, hump, sac, blob
Examples from the Web for bulge
Contemporary Examples of bulge
Targeting pods can bulge out a bit, and leak out unwanted signals.Newest U.S. Stealth Fighter ‘10 Years Behind’ Older Jets
December 26, 2014
A nation that not 20 years ago was struggling with malnutrition, Brazil is now waging an all-too-familiar battle of the bulge.Meet the Chef Fighting to Ensure That Brazilians Will Never Be as Fat as Americans
June 25, 2014
I saw you offered advice to Jon Hamm about how to handle the fascination over his bulge?‘It’s Too Big’: Meet Jonah Falcon, the Man With the World’s Largest Penis
May 6, 2013
Lately, the name Jon Hamm and the word “bulge” have become synonymous.‘Mad Men’: Jon Hamm’s Penis is Too Big for Clothes, Needs Airbrushing
March 20, 2013
He has searched Belgium for Americans shot down in the Battle of the Bulge.Can This Dog Solve the Black Dahlia Homicide?
February 3, 2013
Historical Examples of bulge
They ran until the bulge of the inner globe all but hid the plane from them.Lords of the Stratosphere
Arthur J. Burks
Positives do not swell or bulge as they discharge, but shed the active material.The Automobile Storage Battery
O. A. Witte
"You've got the bulge on me this time, guv'nor," he admitted ruefully.The Grell Mystery
Peters bulged at any point, that bulge must be caused by a pistol.The Girl on the Boat
Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
The bulge is now a heap and ruin of burnt and tumbled mud and chalk.The Old Front Line
Word Origin for bulge
"to protrude, swell out," 1670s, from bulge (n.). Related: Bulged; bulging.