verb (used without object), bulged, bulg·ing.
verb (used with object), bulged, bulg·ing.
Origin of bulge
Synonyms for bulge
Examples from the Web for bulging
Think of him as a kind of Cecil Rhodes in a loincloth and with bulging muscles.Can Tarzan of the Apes Survive in a Post-Colonial World?|Ted Gioia|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
An earache in a child with a perfectly normal exam is more difficult to figure out than one with a bulging and inflamed eardrum.
His bald head, oversize features, and animated, bulging eyes gave him a Shrek-like appearance.For Ukrainians on Holiday, the Carpathians Are the New Crimea|Vijai Maheshwari|July 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Waiting in a pub with a bulging parcel of cash, the former asks “Will we get a receipt?”
So Serralunga or Monforte Barolo if my wallet is bulging, or Dolcetto is more likely on a weeknight.
Always ready to send shot and shell into a bulging speck in the sky that does not return the luminous signals.
The scope focused first on a bulging, monster, antiquated freighter of a design that had not been built for a hundred years.The Pirates of Ersatz|Murray Leinster
The water in the electrolyte expands as it freezes, cracking the rubber jars and bulging out the end of the wooden case.The Automobile Storage Battery|O. A. Witte
Westray knew this well now, and felt heartily ashamed of the pistol that was bulging the breast-pocket on the inside of his coat.The Nebuly Coat|John Meade Falkner
Irene looked eagerly at the bulging outline of her brother's coat, but her newly formed hopes were doomed to disappointment.The Jolliest School of All|Angela Brazil
Word Origin for bulge
"to protrude, swell out," 1670s, from bulge (n.). Related: Bulged; bulging.