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
His out-of-office message appeared to suggest that Jutting had planned to commit suicide, but he apparently changed his mind.Hong Kong’s High-Flying British Psycho Killer Suspect | Nico Hines, Tom Sykes | November 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Her moment of truth arrived a year ago when she saw a picture of herself from Christmas in which her collarbone was jutting out.Orthorexia: When Healthy Eating Becomes an Obsession | DailyBurn | October 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
There is none of the jutting out of decks and balconies, and feeling of exterior bulk that is so familiar to mega-yachts.The World's Most Beautiful Boat—Yours for Half a Billion Dollars | Tim Teeman | October 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The profile was familiar—jutting chin, close cropped hair, shirt open, understated quiff—but not exact.This Charming Man: Meet 'Ronnissey,' Brooklyn's Fake Morrissey | Michael Moynihan | September 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
There were low-slung skirts, exposed midriffs and jutting hips, column dresses, and every kind of stripe you could imagine.Marc Jacobs' Spring Summer 2013 Show: Walk The Line | Isabel Wilkinson | September 12, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
There is a certain kind of bird that makes its nest high up on the sides of steep cliffs jutting out over the waters of the ocean.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin | Mary Hazelton Wade
Overhanging the pass was a huge boulder, balanced precariously on the edge of the jutting cliff.The Adventure Girls at K Bar O | Clair Blank
They were now in view of a bare spur or ridge jutting out along the lake from the lofty mountains behind.Gold-Seeking on the Dalton Trail | Arthur R. Thompson
Over the cell were jutting rocks, which threw down as the sun was over them, strange shadows, making the most mysterious letters.Papers from Overlook-House | Casper Almore
Below them, jutting out from the precipitous northern bank, was a low bar of rock over which the river did not sweep.Overland | John William De Forest
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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