Thesaurus

protruding

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of protruding

(Entry 1 of 2)

protruding

verb
present participle of protrude

Synonyms & Antonyms of protruding (Entry 2 of 2)

to extend outward beyond a usual point
  • we spotted the kitten's tail protruding from beneath the dresser

Synonyms for protruding

Words Related to protruding

Near Antonyms for protruding

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About protruding

Thesaurus Entries Near protruding

protrudes

protruding

protrusion

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Protruding.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/protruding. Accessed 29 Jan. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on protruding

Nglish: Translation of protruding for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of protruding for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

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