Bulge

(redirected from bulged)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Idioms.

Bulge

A short-lived stock price increase. Synonymous with bubble.

Bulge

Especially in commodities, a rapid and sometimes short-lived increase in a security's price. It is an informal term, often synonymous with bubble.
References in classic literature ?
The tarpaulin, bulged up in the centre, seemed to be suppressing triumphant exultation.
While his dogs were merely sweating because every time they tried to pack the unhappy lad tight in one part he bulged out in another, Hook's master mind had gone far beneath Slightly's surface, probing not for effects but for causes; and his exultation showed that he had found them.
At the sight of the thing--a man mauling with his bare hands one of the most relentless and fierce of the jungle carnivora--Mugambi's eyes bulged from their sockets, and from entertaining a sullen respect for the giant white man who had made him prisoner, the black felt an almost worshipping awe of Tarzan.
Not gently had they moved as a draught might have moved them had there been a draught, but suddenly they had bulged out as though pushed against from behind.
His eyes bulged, his tongue protruded, his face turned to a ghastly purplish hue--there was a convulsive tremor of the stiffening muscles, and the Manyuema sentry lay quite still.
The room's walls bulged like a gas balloon in the process of sudden inflation.
Mony the time, I see hum watchun' of ut around a corner, lookun' ot ut tull hus eyes fair bulged wuth the horror; an' when ut brayed old Tom ud stuck hus fungers tull hus ears an' look thot miserable I could a-puttied hum.