from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Swelling outward; bulging.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Swelling or bulging outward.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Prominent, or excessively prominent; bulging beyond the surrounding or adjacent surface; swelling
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Swelling; prominent beyond the surrounding surface.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. curving outward
He has, in his account of the "Little Club," compared himself to a spider, and by another is described as protuberant behind and before.
He has, in his account of the Little Club, compared himself to a spider, and, by another, is described as protuberant behind and before.
(And if anyone knows a better word for "protuberant", please let me know)
The protuberant corner was directly under her fingers as she held the book to read.
Therefore I did not need to concern myself with the unblinking, protuberant eyes common to that unpleasant clan that had formerly tenanted many of the rooms directly of concern.
The trees cut down to make space for the squat, vinyl-sided, inflated colonials that the developers planted overnight, slicing and dicing away any protuberant greenery as they built.
The more interesting Kantian parameter is that youve got protuberant hippo eyes, Matthew.
The mattress above me, protuberant from Eddie's ample ass, jiggled happily.
The huge and protuberant stomach was amply supported by wide and massive hips, and the shoulders were broad as those of a Hercules.
Although the frayed edge of the blind made the image uncertain, she saw that the man on the chair had unusually protuberant canines.
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