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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ Still, it's a magnificent place, perched on a great rock jutting out into the sea and with commanding views.
▪ He was an awe-inspiring sight, his beard jutting out fiercely and his brow knotted in anger.
▪ All were empty, but the last one disappeared around a corner, the building jutting out in that direction.
▪ The island is said to be the tail of the creature jutting out of the sea.
▪ It covered the whole of her face, shaping to its contours and jutting out with an exaggerated jawline.
▪ Just a ledge of sand jutting out from the main body of the island.
▪ Fedorov's carriage was in view again, its outline jutting out from behind a heap of timber on the wharf.
▪ She sidestepped him, her shoulder jutting out like she would ram him aside.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Jut \Jut\ (j[u^]t), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Jutted; p. pr. & vb. n. Jutting.] [A corruption of jet.]

  1. To shoot out or forward; to project beyond the main body; as, the jutting part of a building. ``In jutting rock and curved shore.''

    It seems to jut out of the structure of the poem.
    --Sir T. Browne.

  2. To butt. [Obs.] ``The jutting steer.''


Jut \Jut\, n.

  1. That which projects or juts; a projection.

  2. A shove; a push. [Obs.]

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

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


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


n. something that sticks out vb. (context intransitive English) to stick out

  1. n. something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from a form [syn: bulge, bump, hump, gibbosity, gibbousness, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescence]

  2. the act of projecting out from something [syn: protrusion, projection, jutting]

  3. [also: jutting, jutted]

  1. v. extend out or project in space; "His sharp nose jutted out"; "A single rock sticks out from the cliff" [syn: stick out, protrude, jut out, project]

  2. [also: jutting, jutted]


Jut may refer to:

  • Jut, Iran, a village in Hormozgan Province, Iran
  • Jut Line, a neighbourhood of Jamshed Town, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Jutlandic dialect, of the Danish language
  • Hendrik Jut (1851–1878), Dutch murderer
  • Nikkolaj Jut (1898–1967), Russian Chuvash writer

Usage examples of "jut".

Clutching at it, Alec slid a few yards farther before coming to a stop with his feet jutting out into empty air.

As soon as she had done so, Maude strapped her wrists to the front legs of the apparatus, whilst Alice made her slim ankles fast to the other legs, thus spread-eagling her startlingly jutting, white, twitching bottom out and up in the most lascivious way, so that the secret ambery crease between the naked hillocks was lewdly distended and every portion of her private anatomy exposed not only to the gaze of her executioner but also to the searching tips of the slender withes of the fresh new rod which Maude now handed her chum with sparkling eyes.

When both clamps rested flush against her rosy areolas, he tripped the tiny switches that caused the teeth to close, then bathed each jutting nub with his tongue.

And anyway, I was riled up by now so I jutted my jaw and stared at her, feeling faint because my heart was locked into atrial fibrillation.

At the top of the Monte Generoso, among the rocks that jut out from the herbage, there grows--unless it has been all uprooted--the large yellow auricula, and this I own to being my favourite mountain wild-flower.

With a trace of awkwardness, he ran a hand over a cuiwed arm that jutted from its ornate headboard.

I stroked it with my ring finger, were each overlaid by the inventories of a benevolent technologythe moulded binnacle of the instrument dials, the jutting carapace of the steering column shroud, the extravagant pistol grip of the handbrake.

The jutting carapace of the instrument binnacle presided over the dark cleft between his buttocks.

They had moved in and made their bivouac at the foot of an old abandoned railroad embankment that jutted up nudely out of the scrubby liana and keawe jungle a couple of hundred yards inside the fence.

Doc did the same with his weapon, the LeMat bolstered at his hip, the Webley jutting from his belt.

During a lull Brockle Buhn urged him to a platform of rock jutting from the floor.

The name is a corruption of Brugh or Burgh Tay, in allusion to the fortress standing on the rock that juts into the Firth.

Malek, each took a squad and found a climbable place on the walls out of sight, around a square jutting corner.

Her lower jaw jutted forward aggressively, with protrusive cuspids on either side.

But near the bottom, where edible debris floats slowly down from the surface, demersal fishes now appear, like the ugly customer with the jutting bony jaw that was crossing their bow.