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protruding Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. verb extend out or project in space
    project; protrude; jut out; stick out; jut.
    • His sharp nose jutted out
    • A single rock sticks out from the cliff
  2. verb bulge outward
    bulge; bug out; pop; come out; start; pop out; protrude; bulge out.
    • His eyes popped
  3. verb swell or protrude outwards
    bulge; protrude; pouch.
    • His stomach bulged after the huge meal
  4. adjective satellite extending out above or beyond a surface or boundary
    sticking; jutting; relieved; sticking out; projected; projecting.
    • the jutting limb of a tree
    • massive projected buttresses
    • his protruding ribs
    • a pile of boards sticking over the end of his truck
WordNet

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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