Definition of thrusting in English:


Line breaks: thrust|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈθrʌstɪŋ


  • 2(Of an object or part of the body) projecting in a conspicuous way: a thrusting jaw
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    • The stage was set for an uninhibited six-foot Australian who strode into view with a thrusting jaw, high cheekbones, and trendy designer costumes.
    • Other early examples demonstrate the full range of masculine features, with thrusting forehead, strongly marked cheekbones, and sharply protruding eyelids.
    • His lanky build and a thrusting nose made her think of a pickaxe.

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