from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having one or more bulges; bulging

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Bulged; bulging; bending, or tending to bend, outward.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Bending outward; bulging: as, “bulgy legs,”

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. curving outward


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • She was, as Amy whispered, a "bulgy" person, but her calico wrapper was fairly clean; and although she sat down and took up her youngest to rock to sleep while she talked (being too busy a woman to waste any time visiting) she impressed the girls from Roselawn rather favorably.

    The Campfire Girls of Roselawn Or, a Strange Message from the Air

  • "For love of John Thomas McGuire!" burst forth the "bulgy" woman, finally finding her voice.

    The Campfire Girls of Roselawn Or, a Strange Message from the Air

  • They always seem kind of bulgy when they’re sewn together intact.

    Regretsy – Ties that Blind

  • Lee Bontecou/FreedmanArt, New York Lee Bontecou's 'Untitled' 2004-11 In the late 1950s and early '60s, as the only female in the stable of Leo Castelli's top-o'-the-heap gallery, Ms. Bontecou fabricated big, rough, bulgy wall reliefs in canvas and steel.

    Abstract (Semi) and Phantasmagorical

  • Former Corrie serial killer Gray O'Brien Tony, the Scottish one with the weird bulgy eyes and Tessa Peake-Jones of Only Fools And Horses fame form half the cast of a four-hander about a love triangle with four corners: two men, one woman and a therapist.

    This week's new theatre

  • Make a spectacle of himself in those lime-green spandex bicycle shorts, it's almost the same as walking around naked, all the bulgy parts showing.

    Margaret Atwood | Underbrush Man

  • Now she set the figure on a pedestal, a blank-faced, bulgy-eyed little goat gazing into space, its wide stubby tail sweeping over its back while it grasped a large baseball in its hand; a sort of ghoulish beauty now emanated from the figure.

    Antonia Cruz Rafael: the ceramics of Ocumicho, Michoacan

  • And finally, a tanned, spiky-haired guy with bulgy eyes and a very intense look on his face called: wait for it ......

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • And Fatty, alias Percival Delaney, a grotesque of manhood, put his bulgy hand to his puffed lips and kissed audibly into the starry vault of the sky.


  • The two children and their adorable pet gazelle, (yes, I said gazelle), encounter such horrors as rusty manacles, suspiciously bulgy burlap sacks and pies with questionable things sticking out of them, plus absolutely scads of "trolls, monsters, bugbears, creatures, and other such nastinesses" as they travel through their city's sewer system.

    The Dangerous Alphabet by Neil Gaiman and Gris Grimly


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.