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 most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King