Examples of obtrude in a Sentence
The historical details in the movie do not obtrude—they enhance the story by making it more realistic.
please stop obtruding in your brother's affairs
Synonymsbutt in, interlope, intermeddle, intrude, meddle, mess, muck (about or around), nose, interfere, poke, pry, snoop
Related Wordsintercede, interpose, intervene; barge (in), chisel (in), encroach, infringe, invade, trespass; fiddle, fool, monkey, play, tamper
Near Antonymsavoid, eschew, shun; disregard, ignore, neglect, overlook
OBTRUDE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of obtrude for English Language Learners
: to become involved with something or to become noticeable in an unpleasant or annoying way
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