Search Result for "protuberant": 
Wordnet 3.0


1. curving outward;
[syn: bellied, bellying, bulbous, bulging, bulgy, protuberant]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Protuberant \Pro*tu"ber*ant\, a. [L. protuberans, -antis, p. pr. of protuberare. See Protuberate.] Prominent, or excessively prominent; bulging beyond the surrounding or adjacent surface; swelling; as, a protuberant joint; a protuberant eye. -- Pro*tu"ber*ant*ly, adv. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

protuberant adj 1: curving outward [syn: bellied, bellying, bulbous, bulging, bulgy, protuberant]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

29 Moby Thesaurus words for "protuberant": beetling, bold, bulbous, bulging, distended, eminent, emissile, excrescent, excrescential, extruding, extrusive, gibbous, jutting, outstanding, overhanging, prognathous, projecting, prominent, protrudent, protruding, protrusile, protrusive, protuberating, salient, swelling, swollen, tumescent, tumid, turgid