jut


verb (used without object), jut·ted, jut·ting.

  1. to extend beyond the main body or line; project; protrude (often followed by out): The narrow strip of land juts out into the bay.

noun

  1. something that juts out; a projecting or protruding point.

verb juts, jutting or jutted

  1. (intr often foll by out) to stick out or overhang beyond the surface or main part; protrude or project

noun

  1. something that juts out
v.1

“to protrude,” mid-15c., corruption of obsolete jet (see jetty). Related: Jutted; jutting.

v.2

“to strike, hit, push,” 1540s, echoic. Related: Jutted; jutting.

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