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She points to'Junior' bulging in her belly. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Unite is a huge union with bulging coffers. The Sun (2012)Why not recruit from the bulging numbers of unemployed? Times, Sunday Times (2009)When he looked at me his eyes were large and bulging. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The centre admitted he feared for his career after he was sidelined with a bulging disc. The Sun (2011)Would we arrest them if they returned with a bulging belly? Times, Sunday Times (2009)Is a move from the battle of the bulge brackets to the battle of the bulge imminent? Times, Sunday Times (2014)His eyes were bulging when he barged into me. The Sun (2007)Their world map above shows countries of dense population bulging. The Sun (2011)My onions are producing upright stems with a large bulge at the end. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Perhaps they spotted his bulging belly and decided to get trim. The Sun (2014)He was fighting the battle of the bulge from his early twenties and not always successfully. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Strangely, he only wanted to buy two bulging bags full of oranges. The Sun (2010)For instance, it is not true that training with weights leads to huge bulging muscles. Lycholat, Tony Shape Your Body, Shape Your Life (1987)As a result, the shops are bulging with designer numbers that have been reduced in price. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Moved to Brive as forwards consultant and had an operation to a bulging disc in his neck. Times, Sunday Times (2009)IT might look like the vertical red lines bulge outwards in the middle but they actually do not. The Sun (2016)I would always leave with my stomach bulging, feeling slightly but pleasantly sick. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It's a tight stadium and their fans are screaming at you, the veins bulging on their necks. The Sun (2013)I love the long bonnet, in-your-face grille and bulging curves of the rear. The Sun (2012)

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British English: bulge VERB
If something such as a person's stomach bulges, it sticks out.
He waddled closer, his belly bulging and distended.
  • American English: bulge
  • Brazilian Portuguese: inchar-se
  • Chinese: 鼓起
  • European Spanish: sobresalir
  • French: dépasser
  • German: sich wölben
  • Italian: essere rigonfio
  • Japanese: 突き出る
  • Korean: 불룩하다
  • European Portuguese: dilatar-se
  • Spanish: sobresalir
British English: bulge NOUN
Bulges are lumps that stick out from a surface which is otherwise flat or smooth.
Why won't those bulges on your hips and thighs go?

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