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sticks out

verb as in bulge

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The phrase means, “the nail that sticks out always gets hit by a hammer.”

A small outdoor television satellite dish sticks out of tall grass alongside a few piles of firewood.

He still thinks about fairness and accuracy… He sticks out like a sore thumb.

She sticks out her tongue as the director walks out the door.

It always was a bad fit, and it sticks out just as crooked like, two miles away, as it does close on.

"A baby sticks out his tongue when you wipe his face with a wet rag," he said, and George snorted.

When he sticks out his head to get a bref ob air, I'll whack him wid de paddle till he s'renders.

Anyone can whittle these little sticks out, using any kind of hard wood.

Punch describes it as the same back and front, with a kind of ruff below the waist which sticks out stiffly all round.


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stick out, such as: bulge, bulge out, jut out, poke out, protrude, and stand out.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.