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jut

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verb \ˈjət\

Definition of jut

jutted

jutting

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

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to cause to project

Examples of jut in a sentence

  1. mountains jutting into the sky

  2. <the sandbar juts out into the ocean>

Origin and Etymology of jut

perhaps short for 2jutty


First Known Use: circa 1573


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jut

noun

Definition of jut

  1. :  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.>

1786

First Known Use of jut

1786


JUT Defined for English Language Learners

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jut

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verb \ˈjət\

Definition of jut for English Language Learners

  • : to stick out, up, or forward


JUT Defined for Kids

jut

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verb \ˈjət\

Definition of jut for Students

jutted

jutting

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



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