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Definition of "protuberant" [pro•tu•ber•ant]

  • Swelling outward; bulging. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "protuberant" in a sentence
  • "He has, in his account of the "Little Club," compared himself to a spider, and by another is described as protuberant behind and before."
  • "He has, in his account of the Little Club, compared himself to a spider, and, by another, is described as protuberant behind and before."
  • "(And if anyone knows a better word for "protuberant", please let me know)"