bulge

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbʌldʒ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/bʌldʒ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(bulj)

Inflections of 'bulge' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
bulges
v 3rd person singular
bulging
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
bulged
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
bulged
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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bulge

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. the bag was bulging with [goodies, purchases, groceries]
  2. bulge under the weight (of)
  3. bulges [in the middle, out at the front]
  4. his eyes bulged with [surprise, fear, disbelief, shock, horror, fear, terror, astonishment]
  5. his eyes bulged in [surprise]
  6. he has eyes that bulge out
  7. her eyes bulge out (from her head)
  8. his stomach bulges out
  9. bookshelves were bulging (with books, with paperbacks0
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