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To swell or bulge outward. I hate these pants—they make my stomach pooch out in a really unflattering way. Unfortunately I had just gotten my wisdom teeth out the day before, so my cheeks are pooching out in every picture.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
to stick or bulge out, as with a belly. His chubby tummy poached out when he relaxed.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
To swell or protrude outward: I need to go on a diet—my stomach is starting to pooch out.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.