- to thrust out or extend.
- thrust or extended outward: a friendly, outthrust hand.
- something that thrusts or extends outward: an outthrust of the building.
Origin of outthrust
Related Words for out-thrustwart, lump, nodule, protrude, poke, point, bump, swelling, hook, rim, bunch, protrusion, ridge, spur, ledge, knob, shelf, protuberance, step, jut
Examples from the Web for out-thrust
Historical Examples of out-thrust
And through it all Buller gloomed unsmiling, with out-thrust underlip.The Coast of Chance
But she made no reply save by her out-thrust hand which dived into the water.The Corner House Girls in a Play
Grace Brooks Hill
He had an out-thrust underjaw with a small white beard on its prow.Jimsy and the Monsters
But he grasped the out-thrust hand heartily and crushed it forgivingly.The Quickening
The onrushing Venerian caught Parkinson's out-thrust fist in the pit of his stomach, and doubled up in pain.