- To protrude is defined as to stick out.
An example of to protrude is what a nose does from a face.
- protrudent adjective
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verb pro·trud·ed, pro·trud·ing, pro·trudes verb, transitive
Origin: Latin prōtrūdere : prō-, forward; see pro-1 + trūdere, to thrust; see treud- in Indo-European roots.
- pro·trudˈent adjective
protrude - Medical Definition
- To push or thrust outward.
- To jut out; project.