AskDefine | Define obtrude

Dictionary Definition

obtrude

Verb

1 push to thrust outward [syn: push out, thrust out]
2 thrust oneself in as if by force; "The colors don't intrude on the viewer" [syn: intrude]

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English

Verb

(transitive or intransitive)
  1. To impose oneself (or one's opinions) on others; to cut in
  2. To jut out, or push forward

Translations

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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