verb (used without object), pro·trud·ed, pro·trud·ing.
verb (used with object), pro·trud·ed, pro·trud·ing.
Origin of protrude
Examples from the Web for protruding
Inside, sat at a man on all fours, one high-heeled shoe in his mouth, the other protruding from his ass.
While slips can hide VPL and your backside on a windy day, Spanx can help hide a lot more, like cellulite or a protruding tummy.Kate Middleton’s “Bottomgate” Shows Why Women Still Need Slips|Keli Goff|May 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some perpetual indignation seemed smouldering in the knitted brow and protruding upper lip.Hypatia|Charles Kingsley
In the centre of a lovely valley rises a conical rock of gneiss, protruding to the height of 200 feet or more.Round About the Carpathians|Andrew F. Crosse
Lester turned to the doorway, and beheld a protruding head, with glittering greenish eyes, alive with laughter.The Coryston Family|Mrs. Humphry Ward
He was a wizened little chap, with scrawny neck and protruding Adam's apple.The Man Who Rocked the Earth|Arthur Train
The merest whiff rising above the protruding lodge poles at the top!The Gaunt Gray Wolf|Dillon Wallace
British Dictionary definitions for protruding
Word Origin for protrude
Word Origin and History for protruding
1610s, "to thrust forward or onward, to drive along;" 1640s, "to cause to stick out," from Latin protrudere "thrust forward; push out," from pro- "forward" (see pro-) + trudere "to thrust" (see extrusion). Intransitive meaning "jut out, bulge forth" recorded from 1620s. Related: Protruded; protruding.