Part of Speech noun, verb
Origin + Etymology
Mid 16th century; English variant of jet
Synonyms
noun
  • bulge
  • protrusion
  • overhang
verb
  • bulge
  • impend
  • overhang
  • protrude
  • stand out
  • stick out
Antonyms
noun
  • indention
  • cut out
verb
  • cave in
  • shorten
  • depress
  • recede
Definition
noun
something that juts out; a projecting or protruding point
verb
to extend beyond the main body or line; project; protrude (often followed by out)
Examples
noun
Cape Fear is a jut along the North Carolina coast.
verb
The narrow strip of land juts out into the channel.
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