Bulged



a rounded projection, bend, or protruding part; protuberance; hump:
a bulge in a wall.
any sudden increase, as of numbers, sales, or prices:
the bulge in profits.
a rising in small waves on the surface of a body of water, caused by the action of a fish or fishes in pursuit of food underwater.
to swell or bend outward; be protuberant.
to be filled to capacity:
The box bulged with cookies.
to make protuberant; cause to swell.
Contemporary Examples

I Shot Bin Laden Elliot Ackerman November 15, 2014

Historical Examples

Terry Charles Goff Thomson
The Girl on the Boat Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
The Escape of Mr. Trimm Irvin S. Cobb
The Fundamentals of Bacteriology Charles Bradfield Morrey
Green Mansions W. H. Hudson
Wild Wales George Borrow
Blue Ridge Country Jean Thomas
The Hill of Venus Nathan Gallizier
Wessex Tales Thomas Hardy

noun
a swelling or an outward curve
a sudden increase in number or volume, esp of population
(Brit) another name for baby boom
(Brit) the projecting part of an army’s front line; salient
verb
to swell outwards
noun
Battle of the Bulge, (in World War II) the final major German counteroffensive in 1944 when the Allied forces were pushed back into NE Belgium; the Germans were repulsed by Jan 1945
n.
v.

An advantage; a lead: running up a 20–0 bulge/ the Californians fashioned a two-run bulge of their own (1840s+)
A usually fatty surplus on the waist, buttocks, etc; spare tire (1940s+)

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