Associations to the word «Protrude»


PROTRUDE, verb. To extend from, above or beyond a surface or boundary; to bulge outward; to stick out.
PROTRUDE, verb. To thrust forward; to drive or force along.
PROTRUDE, verb. To thrust out, as through a narrow orifice or from confinement; to cause to come forth.

Dictionary definition

PROTRUDE, verb. Extend out or project in space; "His sharp nose jutted out"; "A single rock sticks out from the cliff".
PROTRUDE, verb. Bulge outward; "His eyes popped".
PROTRUDE, verb. Swell or protrude outwards; "His stomach bulged after the huge meal".

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy