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Definition of "outthrust" []

  • To extend or cause to extend outward. (verb-transitive)
  • Something, such as an outcropping of rocks, that extends outward. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "outthrust" in a sentence
  • "His arms were crossed, and he stood hipshot, his brows raised, his chin outthrust."
  • "When I was seven years old, my grandparents gave me a Dungeons & Dragons boxed set, the basic edition with an Erol Otus cover on which a spear-wielding fighter in purple armor and a fireball-hurling magic-user, one leg outthrust from her scarlet robes, confront a green dragon on the edge of a subterranean lake."
  • "Then he glared like a mad marmoset, one finger outthrust."