HyperDic: gibbousness

English > 1 sense of the word gibbousness:
NOUNshapegibbousness, bulge, bump, hump, swelling, gibbosity, jut, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescencesomething that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
English > gibbousness: 1 sense > noun 1, shape
MeaningSomething that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings.
Synonymsbulge, bump, hump, swelling, gibbosity, jut, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescence
NarrowerbellyA part that bulges deeply
caputA headlike protuberance on an organ or structure
frontal eminenceEither prominence of the frontal bone above each orbit
mogulA bump on a ski slope
nub, nubbleA small lump or protuberance
occipital protuberanceprominence on the outer surface of the occipital bone
snagA sharp protuberance
wartAny small rounded protuberance (as on certain plants or animals)
BroaderprojectionAny solid convex shape that juts out from something
Spanishbulto, corcova, excrecencia, extrusión, joroba, prominencia, protuberancia
Catalanbony, gepa, gep, monticle, prominència, protuberància
Adjectivesgibbouscharacteristic of or suffering from kyphosis, an abnormality of the vertebral column

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