verb (juts, jutting, jutted)[no object, with adverbial]
- 1Extend out, over, or beyond the main body or line of something: a rock jutted out from the side of the bankMore example sentences
- She then strolled lazily over to a section of the wall where a natural rock formation jutted outward beyond the polished stone wall.
- For a warm-up dive you could try Harbour Reef, a slab of rock that juts out into the sea, extending the south entrance wall of the harbour.
- It is similar to a xylophone but in the shape of a dancing woman, with arms and legs jutting out from the body of the instrument.
- 1.1 [with object] Cause (something) to protrude: she put up her head and jutted out her chin with determinationMore example sentences
- Her pigtails bounced into all directions, and her lower lip was jutted out, like she might cry.
- Do we feel pride in Jeb because he swells his chest and resolutely juts his cleft chin?
- Then he jumps to his feet and starts to sing it how he imagines it, clicking his fingers and jutting his chin out.
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- A point that sticks out: we stopped on a jut of landMore example sentences
- The horizon, in all directions, seems to be perpetually bordered by a small jut of land, giving the impression of driving through a bowl.
- We rowed to the hulk from which it was planned to swim to the jut of the foreshore.
- A tiny jut of skin hangs off her upper lip, as happens to mortals in the winter.
mid 16th century: variant of jet1.