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.
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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
to swell outwards
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
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+)
a wood having a convex face, now rarely used. Contemporary Examples Whitey Bulger’s Women: Inside the Terror and Glamour of His Ex-Girlfriends T.J. English June 10, 2012 Whitey Bulger’s Wily Girl Christine Pelisek June 26, 2011 ‘You’re a F—cking Liar’: Whitey Bulger and the FBI’s Sordid History T.J. English June 30, 2013 The Last Godfather […]
tending to bulge; having a bulge: a bulgy envelope. Historical Examples The New Girl at St. Chad’s Angela Brazil Torchy, Private Sec. Sewell Ford Forsyte’s Retreat Winston Marks Torchy As A Pa Sewell Ford Cleg Kelly, Arab of the City S. R. (Samuel Rutherford) Crockett King Spruce, A Novel Holman Day The Sin of Monsieur […]
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 […]
a form of wheat that has been parboiled, cracked, and dried. Contemporary Examples What to Eat Cookstr.com September 7, 2009 What to Eat Cookstr.com September 7, 2009 What to Eat Cookstr.com September 7, 2009 noun Also called burghul. a kind of dried cracked wheat n.