Dictionary.com

jut

[ juht ]
/ dʒʌt /
Save This Word!
See synonyms for: jut / jutted / jutting on Thesaurus.com

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.

noun

something that juts out; a projecting or protruding point.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON THE MANY TYPES OF NOUNS

They're everywhere you turn, but can you identify the 10 types of nouns easily? This quiz will test your mettle against singular, plural, concrete, abstract, common, proper, collective, compound, countable, and uncountable nouns!
Question 1 of 7
Shoelaces, rainbow, toothpaste, and haircuts are all what type of noun?

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of jut

First recorded in 1555–65; variant of jet1

OTHER WORDS FROM jut

jut·ting·ly, adverboutjut, verb (used with object), out·jut·ted, out·jut·ting.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for jut

British Dictionary definitions for jut

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

noun

something that juts out

Derived forms of jut

jutting, adjective

Word Origin for jut

C16: variant of jet 1
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK