Protruding; bulging: his protuberant eyes fluttered open
More example sentences
- When this rounded contour appears to be greater than normal, the abdomen is said to be bulging or protuberant.
- He had a rather large abdomen and protuberant (for want of a better word) buttocks.
- How long before the protuberant outer ear is lopped?
mid 17th century: from late Latin protuberant- 'swelling out', from the verb protuberare, from pro- 'forward, out' + tuber 'bump'.