- 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 outthrustwart, lump, nodule, protrude, poke, point, bump, swelling, hook, rim, bunch, protrusion, ridge, spur, ledge, knob, shelf, protuberance, step, jut
Examples from the Web for outthrust
Historical Examples of outthrust
Then with wide mouth and outthrust, curling tongue, uttered voice.A Son of the Middle Border
Tad obeyed, but his chin was outthrust and his eyes flashed.The Lost Wagon
James Arthur Kjelgaard
"That settles it," he mused, with an outthrust of the pugnacious jaw.The Real Man
He groped on ahead, came again to the outthrust knob and pressed by.Daughter of the Sun
Again they climbed, coming presently to a ledge smaller than the one below and hidden by an outthrust boulder.The Bells of San Juan