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.
- jut·ting·ly, adverb
- outjut, verb (used with object), out·jut·ted, out·jut·ting.
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How to use jut in a sentence
On one of my last evenings in Beirut, I went to a beach party at the Sporting club, at the tip of the city that juts into the sea.Beirut Letter: In Lebanon, Fighting ISIS With Culture and Satire | Kim Ghattas | September 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
His hair is a thinning silver brillo pad, and his belly juts forward from beneath his suit jacket.Elias Khoury: Profile of the Essential Arab Novelist Today | Jacob Silverman | August 3, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
One of these companies is building a luxury complex on the gorgeous Lustica Peninsula, which juts out into the pristine Adriatic.
Each of the large works juts about a foot out from the wall, boxed in by glass.
In Central California a little peninsula juts out from the main land, a great harbor is on one side, a great ocean on the other.Ocean to Ocean on Horseback | Willard Glazier
To tell a live Shrimp from a Prawn, look at the long pointed beak which juts out from the front of the head.On the Seashore | R. Cadwallader Smith
There are no more ledges and this one juts out so far that even if there were smaller ones beneath we could not get to them.The Land of the Changing Sun | William N. Harben
The citadel crowns a headland, three hundred feet high, that juts boldly out into the St Lawrence.Letters from America | Rupert Brooke
The direction of the front-line trenches was so inclined with bends, juts, and angles as to give flanking fire upon attackers.The Old Front Line | John Masefield
British Dictionary definitions for jut
(intr often foll by out) to stick out or overhang beyond the surface or main part; protrude or project
something that juts out
- jutting, adjective
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