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jut

verb \ ˈjət \
Updated on: 30 Nov 2017

Definition of jut

jutted; jutting
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 in a Sentence

  1. mountains jutting into the sky

  2. the sandbar juts out into the ocean

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Origin and Etymology of jut

perhaps short for 2jutty


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jut

noun

Definition of jut

: something that juts : projection

Examples of jut in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of jut

1786


JUT Defined for English Language Learners

jut

verb

Definition of jut for English Language Learners

  • : to stick out, up, or forward


JUT Defined for Kids

jut

verb \ ˈjət \

Definition of jut for Students

jutted; jutting
: to extend or cause to extend above or beyond a surrounding area
  • A rock juts out.


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