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Meaning of PROTRUSIVE

Pronunciation:  prow'troosiv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  thrusting outward
 

PROTRUSIVE is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: beetle, beetling, bellied, bellying, buck(a), bucked(a), bulbous, bulging, bulgy, jutting, obtrusive, overshot, projected, projecting, protruding, protuberant, starting, sticking out(p), sticking(p), underhung, undershot, underslung, ventricose, ventricous
 
 Antonyms: intrusive
 
 See Also: convex

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pro*tru"sive\, a.
1. Thrusting or impelling forward; as, protrusive motion.
   --E. Darwin.

2. Capable of being protruded; protrusile.

 

 

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