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bulbous

See definition of bulbous on Dictionary.com
  • as ingloboid
  • as inglobular
  • as injutting
  • as inround
  • as inspheric

synonyms for bulbous

  • annular
  • arced
  • arched
  • arciform
  • bent
  • bowed
  • circular
  • coiled
  • curled
  • curved
  • curvilinear
  • cylindrical
  • discoid
  • disk-shaped
  • domical
  • egg-shaped
  • elliptical
  • globose
  • globular
  • looped
  • orbed
  • orbicular
  • orbiculate
  • oval
  • ringed
  • rotund
  • protruding
  • salient
  • protuberant
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How to use bulbous in a sentence

While Crocs sells other footwear such as sandals, its bulbous foam-cushioned clogs are still the bulk of its business.
CROCS ARE NOW MAINSTREAM FOOTWEAR, LIKE IT OR NOTMARC BAINJULY 22, 2021QUARTZ
The input roots are critical for theta waves, but the bulbous body seems to support eta waves.
HOW VIRTUAL REALITY UNVEILED A UNIQUE BRAIN WAVE THAT COULD BOOST LEARNINGSHELLY FANJULY 6, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
The metal shaft remained in the slot, but the bulbous plastic part, the one with the buttons, came off in my hand.
GENE WEINGARTEN: DON’T JUST FIX THE PROBLEM. KLUGE IT.GENE WEINGARTENMAY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
When most recipes call for “fennel,” they are referring to the large, bulbous base and its thick, pale green leaves.
HOW TO EMBRACE FENNEL AND ADD ITS SUBTLE SWEETNESS TO YOUR COOKINGAARON HUTCHERSONMARCH 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
From mayo-slathered ears of corn to bulbous torta sandwiches, many of Australia-based Cienfuegos’s recipes evoke the late-night roadside fare beloved after an evening of drinking.
TAKE A CULINARY JOURNEY WITH THESE NEW TRAVEL-INSPIRED COOKBOOKSJEN ROSE SMITHJANUARY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The S20 featured rounded corners and a bulbous rectangular camera bump on the back.
SAMSUNG NOTE20 ULTRA REVIEW: WHY THIS BIG PHONE WORKS FOR THE COVID ERAAARON PRESSMANAUGUST 18, 2020FORTUNE
This consists of a tarred rope, or a flexible whip-stalk, three-fourths of an inch in diameter, with a swab or bulbous end.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
With constant care it grows thick and strong, upon a bulbous root that can be shaped into a handle.
MCCLURE'S MAGAZINE, VOL. 1, NO. 2, JULY, 1893VARIOUS
On the threshold of the doorway was a shadow—black and bulbous.
SCOTTISH GHOST STORIESELLIOTT O'DONNELL
He paused and indicated a large, bulbous figure under a sombrero, snoring peacefully in a sitting position at his side.
THE WASTED GENERATIONOWEN JOHNSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BULBOUS

  • annular
  • arced
  • arched
  • arciform
  • bent
  • bowed
  • bulbous
  • circular
  • coiled
  • curled
  • curved
  • curvilinear
  • cylindrical
  • discoid
  • disk-shaped
  • domical
  • egg-shaped
  • elliptical
  • globose
  • globular
  • looped
  • orbed
  • orbicular
  • orbiculate
  • oval
  • ringed
  • rotund
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.