American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Swelling outward; bulging.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Swelling; prominent beyond the surrounding surface.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Prominent, or excessively prominent; bulging beyond the surrounding or adjacent surface; swelling.
- adj. curving outward
- Latin protuberans, protuberantis, present participle of protuberare. See protuberate. (Wiktionary)
- Late Latin prōtūberāns, prōtūberant-, present participle of prōtūberāre, to bulge out; see protuberate. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“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.”
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“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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