Definitions for obtrudeəbˈtrud

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  1. push out, obtrude, thrust out(verb)

    push to thrust outward

  2. intrude, obtrude(verb)

    thrust oneself in as if by force

    "The colors don't intrude on the viewer"

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  1. Obtrude(v. t.)

    To thrust impertinently; to present to a person without warrant or solicitation; as, to obtrude one's self upon a company; to obtrude one's opinion on another.

  2. Origin: [L. obtrudere, obtrusum; ob (see Ob-) + trudere to thrust. See Threat.]

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. obtrude(Verb)

    To proffer (something) by force; to impose (something) on someone or into some area.

  2. obtrude(Verb)

    To become apparent in an unwelcome way, to be forcibly imposed; to jut in, to intrude (on or into).

  3. obtrude(Verb)

    To impose (oneself) on others; to cut in.

  4. Origin: From obtrudo, from ob- + trudo.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Obtrude(verb)

    to thrust impertinently; to present without warrant or solicitation; as, to obtrude one's self upon a company

  2. Obtrude(verb)

    to offer with unreasonable importunity; to urge unduly or against the will

  3. Obtrude(verb)

    to thrust one's self upon a company or upon attention; to intrude

  4. Origin: [L. obtrudere, obtrusum; ob (see Ob-) + trudere to thrust. See Threat.]

Anagrams of obtrude »

  1. doubter, outbred, redoubt


Translations for obtrude

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  • tyrkyttää, tunkea, tyrkyttäytyä, tungetella, tuputtaa, tunkeutua, pakottaaFinnish
  • transparaître, empiéterFrench
  • opdringenDutch
  • навязываться, навязыватьRussian

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