Definitions for obtrudeəbˈtrud

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"

GCIDE

  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.]

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  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

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

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

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