adjective, bulg·i·er, bulg·i·est.

tending to bulge; having a bulge: a bulgy envelope.

Origin of bulgy

First recorded in 1840–50; bulge + -y1
Related formsbulg·i·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for bulgy

Historical Examples of bulgy

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

  • Not even a pigskin document case or an overcoat with bulgy pockets.

    Torchy As A Pa

    Sewell Ford

  • He thrust his bulgy nose into the air to sniff the direction of the wind.

  • The Professor, flattered, passed his hand over his bulgy forehead.

    Simon the Jester

    William J. Locke

  • In his left hand he clasped a bulgy umbrella, the badge of his dignity and the symbol of his authority.

    The Land of Footprints

    Stewart Edward White