from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To extend outward or upward beyond the limits of the main body; project: "He had a sharp crooked nose jutting out of a lean dancer's face” ( Graham Greene).
- transitive v. To cause to jut. See Synonyms at bulge.
- n. Something that protrudes; a projection.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. something that sticks out
- v. to stick out
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To shoot out or forward; to project beyond the main body.
- intransitive v. To butt.
- n. That which projects or juts; a projection.
- n. A shove; a push.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To strike; shove; butt.
- To project forward; extend beyond the main body or line: as, the jutting part of a building: often with out.
- n. That which juts; a projection.
- n. A jostle; a shove; a thrust.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. extend out or project in space
- n. something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
- n. the act of projecting out from something
Middle English jutten, from gete, iutei, jetty, projecting upper story, from Old French jetee; see jetty1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Middle English, alteration of jet, cognate with jetty (Wiktionary)