Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun protuberance

2 senses of protuberance

Sense 1
bulge, bump, hump, swelling, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescence -- (something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings; "the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge"; "the hump of a camel"; "he stood on the rocky prominence"; "the occipital protuberance was well developed"; "the bony excrescence between its horns")
       => projection -- (any solid convex shape that juts out from something)

Sense 2
protuberance -- (the condition of being protuberant; the condition of bulging out; "the protuberance of his belly")
       => condition, status -- (a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations")

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