AskDefine | Define jut

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1 something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from a form [syn: bulge, bump, hump, gibbosity, gibbousness, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescence]
2 the act of projecting out from something [syn: protrusion, projection, jutting] v : extend out or project in space; "His sharp nose jutted out"; "A single rock sticks out from the cliff" [syn: stick out, protrude, jut out, project] [also: jutting, jutted]

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  1. something that sticks out
    • 1999: The town of Wall stands today as it has stood for six hundred years, on a high jut of granite amidst a small forest woodland. — Stardust, Neil Gaiman, page 3 (2001 Perennial Edition).


  1. to stick out


to stick out



  1. get
  2. be left

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

arch over, beetle, bestraddle, bestride, bridge, bristle up, bulge, cock up, elongate, extend, extend over, extrude, hang out, hang over, imbricate, impend, impend over, jut out, lap, lap over, lean over, lengthen, lie over, overarch, overhang, overlap, overlie, override, poke, poke out, pouch, pout, project, project over, protrude, protrusion, protuberance, protuberate, shingle, shoot out, shoot up, span, stand out, start up, stick out, stick up, thrust over
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