What does obtrusive mean?

Definitions for obtrusiveəbˈtru sɪv

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word obtrusive.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. obtrusive, noticeable(adj)

    undesirably noticeable

    "the obtrusive behavior of a spoiled child"; "equally obtrusive was the graffiti"

  2. obtrusive(adj)

    sticking out; protruding


  1. obtrusive(Adjective)

    Sticking out; protruding.

    The facade of the building was ornamented with obtrusive sculpted designs.

  2. obtrusive(Adjective)

    Noticeable; prominent, especially in a displeasing way.

    He has an obtrusive forehead.

  3. obtrusive(Adjective)


    The office manager is an unpleasantly obtrusive individual.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obtrusive(adj)

    disposed to obtrude; inclined to intrude or thrust one's self or one's opinions upon others, or to enter uninvited; forward; pushing; intrusive


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of obtrusive in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of obtrusive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Theophrastus:

    Grossness is not difficult to define: it is obtrusive and objectionable pleasantry.

  2. Guyanese President David Granger:

    Venezuela, therefore, must desist from hindering our economic development in an obtrusive and obstructive manner that is tantamount to interference in our internal affairs.

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Translations for obtrusive

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  • выступающий, выдающийсяRussian

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