protrusive


pro·tru·sive

adjective \-ˈtrü-siv, -ziv\

Definition of PROTRUSIVE

1
archaic :  thrusting forward
2
:  prominent, protuberant <a protrusive jaw>
3
:  obtrusive, pushing <a coarse protrusive manner>
pro·tru·sive·ly adverb
pro·tru·sive·ness noun

Examples of PROTRUSIVE

  1. <his protrusive way of helping his coworkers usually provokes resentment, not gratitude>

First Known Use of PROTRUSIVE

1676

pro·tru·sive

adjective \-ˈtrü-siv, -ziv\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PROTRUSIVE

1
: thrusting forward <protrusive movements of the jaw>
2
: prominent, protuberant <a protrusive jaw>

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