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jut out

This page is about the phrasal verb jut out.

Meaning: If something juts out, it is further foward than usual or it sticks out more than usual.

Synonym: stick out, protrude

For example:

  • jut out The front of his car got hit because it jutted out into a busy traffic lane.

  • be jutting out If the broken pipe hadn't been jutting out from the wall, I wouldn't have tripped over it.

Quick Quiz:

We saw some of their bones jutting out, so we knew the horses were

a. not getting enough to eat

b. getting plenty to eat

c. getting plenty of exercise

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Contributor: Matt Errey