Synonyms of bulging


1. bulge, pouch, protrude, change shape, change form, deform

usage: swell or protrude outwards; "His stomach bulged after the huge meal"

2. bulge, bag, stick out, protrude, jut out, jut, project

usage: bulge out; form a bulge outward, or be so full as to appear to bulge

3. start, protrude, pop, pop out, bulge, bulge out, bug out, come out, change shape, change form, deform

usage: bulge outward; "His eyes popped"

4. bulge, bulk, swell

usage: cause to bulge or swell outwards


1. convex (vs. concave), bulging, bell-shaped, biconvex, convexo-convex, lenticular, lentiform, broken-backed, hogged, convexo-concave, gibbous, gibbose, helmet-shaped, planoconvex, umbellate, umbel-like, protrusive

usage: curving or bulging outward

2. bellied, bellying, bulbous, bulging, bulgy, protuberant, protrusive (vs. intrusive)

usage: curving outward

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