struck joint


Definition of struck joint

1 : a joint in which the mortar is recessed at the bottom with a trowel while the mortar is still green
2 : a joint whose surface has been smoothed with a trowel

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Learn More about struck joint

Statistics for struck joint

Cite this Entry

“Struck joint.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

Comments on struck joint

What made you want to look up struck joint? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


Test Your Vocabulary

Namesakes Word Quiz

  • a citrus fruit possibly named after a person
  • Which of the following is a fruit named after a Moroccan seaport?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!