[ buhl-jer ]

  1. a wood having a convex face, now rarely used.

Origin of bulger

First recorded in 1825–35; bulge + -er1

Words Nearby bulger

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How to use bulger in a sentence

  • The first of them was Captain bulger, an unfortunate martinet, though a man of good conscience and high ideals.

  • He longed tragically to go with bulger and meet a couple of swell dames, but he knew how it would be.

    Bunker Bean | Harry Leon Wilson
  • bulger, considered in relation to the sex not his own, was what he himself would have termed "a smooth little piece of work."

    Bunker Bean | Harry Leon Wilson
  • But he did confide to his successor that if he, bulger, ever found Breede under his heel, Breede could expect no mercy.

    Bunker Bean | Harry Leon Wilson
  • bulger consumed another high-ball, filled his cigarette case, and the two stood a moment on Broadway.

    Bunker Bean | Harry Leon Wilson