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

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope