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Date: 1500-1600
Origin: JET2 'to stick out' (16-18 centuries)


jut also jut out past tense and past participle jutted, present participle jutting
1 [intransitive always + adverb/preposition] something that juts out sticks out further than the other things around it:
Tall jagged rocks jutted out over the beach.
2 [transitive] if you jut your chin out, you move it so that it sticks forward:
She jutted her chin out aggressively as she glowered back at him.
jutting adjective:
jutting cliffs

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