protrusive

adjective
pro·​tru·​sive | \ prō-ˈtrü-siv How to pronounce protrusive (audio) , -ziv\

Definition of protrusive

1 archaic : thrusting forward
2 : prominent, protuberant a protrusive jaw
3 : obtrusive, pushing a coarse protrusive manner

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Other Words from protrusive

protrusively adverb
protrusiveness noun

Examples of protrusive in a Sentence

his protrusive way of helping his coworkers usually provokes resentment, not gratitude

First Known Use of protrusive

1676, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of protrusive was in 1676

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protrusive

adjective
pro·​tru·​sive | \ -ˈtrü-siv, -ziv How to pronounce protrusive (audio) \

Medical Definition of protrusive

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

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