[ juht ]
/ dʒʌt /

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

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


something that juts out; a projecting or protruding point.

Nearby words

  1. justitia,
  2. justitia omnibus,
  3. justle,
  4. justly,
  5. justness,
  6. jute,
  7. jute board,
  8. jutes,
  9. jutish,
  10. jutland

Origin of jut

First recorded in 1555–65; variant of jet1

Related formsjut·ting·ly, adverbout·jut, verb (used with object), out·jut·ted, out·jut·ting.

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British Dictionary definitions for jut


/ (dʒʌt) /

verb juts, jutting or jutted

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


something that juts out
Derived Formsjutting, adjective

Word Origin for jut

C16: variant of jet 1

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