bulginess

bulgy

[buhl-jee]
adjective, bulgier, bulgiest.
tending to bulge; having a bulge: a bulgy envelope.

Origin:
1840–50; bulge + -y1

bulginess, noun
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bulge (bʌldʒ)
 
n
1.  a swelling or an outward curve
2.  a sudden increase in number or volume, esp of population
3.  (Brit) another name for baby boom
4.  (Brit) the projecting part of an army's front line; salient
 
vb
5.  to swell outwards
 
[C13: from Old French bouge, from Latin bulga bag, probably of Gaulish origin]
 
'bulging
 
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'bulgingly
 
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'bulgy
 
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