verb \ˈjət\

: to stick out, up, or forward


Full Definition of JUT

intransitive verb
:  to extend out, up, or forward :  project <mountains jutting into the sky> <a jutting jaw>
transitive verb
:  to cause to project

Examples of JUT

  1. mountains jutting into the sky
  2. <the sandbar juts out into the ocean>

Origin of JUT

perhaps short for 2jutty
First Known Use: circa 1573

Rhymes with JUT



Definition of JUT

:  something that juts :  projection

Examples of JUT

  1. <Cape Fear is one of the more colorfully named juts along the North Carolina coast.>

First Known Use of JUT

JUTTING Defined for Kids


verb \ˈjət\

Definition of JUT for Kids

:  to extend or cause to extend above or beyond a surrounding area <A rock juts out.>


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