Definitions

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  • adv. In a bulbous manner.

Etymologies

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bulbous +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Everyone knows crawfish have pointy little heads with long feelers not bulbously obscene heads.

    Wedding Day Jitterbugs

  • In some versions of this story, Gladys is even doing it for payment: the ranks of first-time freelance editors have been swelling bulbously of late.

    Author! Author! » Blog Archive » Getting good feedback, part IX: more wrangling with Gladioli

  • In both scenes, Hagler purposely makes the characters grotesquely disproportionate, with their heads bulbously perched on tiny bodies.

    What I bought – 21 May 2008 | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

  • You know the Want Ad read: WANTED: Harvey Fierstein lookalike to model plush candelabra on bulbously semitic potato head.

    Archive 2005-01-01

  • There were truncated cones, sometimes terraced or fluted, surmounted by tall cylindrical shafts here and there bulbously enlarged and often capped with tiers of thinnish scalloped disks; and strange beetling, tablelike constructions suggesting piles of multitudinous rectangular slabs or circular plates or five-pointed stars with each one overlapping the one beneath.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • The shimmering canopy that covers the drivers reflects his image, if bulbously.

    Scion of Cyador

  • Suddenly into the room burst Marapper, bulbously, monumentally out of breath.

    Starship

  • Mr Bickersdyke lowered the paper and glared bulbously at the old

    Psmith in the City

  • The hero's best frenemy is an egg, and a more bulbously tactile egg you'll never see.

    Boston.com Top Stories

  • Night of the Living FBoFW: Lynne Johnston's subconscious self-loathing appears in the form of her own bulbously drawn bottom, or else it's a guest-artist's conscious resentment.

    Blogtimore, Hon

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