jut (v.1)

"to protrude, extend forward beyond the main body," mid-15c., corruption of obsolete verb jet, from Old French jeter "to throw," from Latin iacēre "to lie, rest," related to iacere "to throw" (from PIE root *ye- "to throw, impel"). Related: Jutted; jutting. As a noun, "a jutting out, a projecting point" from 1786.

jut (v.2)

"to strike, hit, shove, push," 1540s, echoic. Related: Jutted; jutting.

updated on July 27, 2020

Definitions of jut from WordNet
jut (n.)
something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings;
Synonyms: bulge / bump / hump / swelling / gibbosity / gibbousness / prominence / protuberance / protrusion / extrusion / excrescence
jut (n.)
the act of projecting out from something;
Synonyms: protrusion / projection / jutting
jut (v.)
extend out or project in space;
His sharp nose jutted out
Synonyms: stick out / protrude / jut out / project
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