thrust·​ful ˈthrəst-fəl How to pronounce thrustful (audio)
: characterized by thrust : aggressive
thrustful young man on the makeCurrent Literature

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Vava was a strong, brave, thrustful player with excellent technique., 15 Mar. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1909, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of thrustful was in 1909

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“Thrustful.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jun. 2023.

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