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  • adj.projecting
  • nounprojection

synonyms for jutting

  • protruding
  • salient
  • bulbous
  • protuberant
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How to use jutting in a sentence

There is a certain kind of bird that makes its nest high up on the sides of steep cliffs jutting out over the waters of the ocean.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
Overhanging the pass was a huge boulder, balanced precariously on the edge of the jutting cliff.
THE ADVENTURE GIRLS AT K BAR OCLAIR BLANK
They were now in view of a bare spur or ridge jutting out along the lake from the lofty mountains behind.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
Over the cell were jutting rocks, which threw down as the sun was over them, strange shadows, making the most mysterious letters.
PAPERS FROM OVERLOOK-HOUSECASPER ALMORE
Below them, jutting out from the precipitous northern bank, was a low bar of rock over which the river did not sweep.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
From all the jutting points swung the thin fluted strips of varech, which sailors use as their barometers.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
Grazing his head against a jutting piece of rock reminded him that the passage was growing very small, and it behoved him to stop.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
At last he found a jutting point of rock near the cliff edge, and standing above the level.
PRAIRIE SMOKE (SECOND EDITION, REVISED)MELVIN RANDOLPH GILMORE
Scanners swept smoothly over the wilderness of stone jutting up between the ship and the mine.
FELINE REDROBERT SAMPSON
The rocky wall under which the tent was raised proved to be three hundred feet high, jutting out from beneath the slopes of ice.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
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WORDS RELATED TO JUTTING

  • beetling
  • drooping
  • fastened to
  • jutting
  • overhanging
  • pendent
  • pendulous
  • projecting
  • suspended
  • swaying
  • swinging
  • beetling
  • conspicuous
  • gibbous
  • jutting
  • prognathous
  • prominent
  • protruding
  • protuberant
  • proud
  • salient
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.