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Definition of "protrusive" [pro•tru•sive]

  • Tending to protrude; protruding. (adjective)
  • Unduly or disagreeably conspicuous; obtrusive. (adjective)

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 "protrusive" in a sentence
  • "Book of Hours begins with an image of the twin towers, protrusive amongst the mid-rise buildings that surrounded them at ground zero."
  • "A lustreless protrusive eye Stares from the protozoic slime the future looks fine"
  • "The second, I have already articulated: because I must find outlets to purge my illness as a participant in this disgusting sub-race of individuals with testosterone-driven protrusive genitalia, who has at one or more points in his life harbored thoughts of sexual violence toward women, even, if only by engaging in sexual intercourse that was devoid of genuine love or affection."