verb (used without object), jut·ted, jut·ting.
- to extend beyond the main body or line; project; protrude (often followed by out): The narrow strip of land juts out into the bay.
- something that juts out; a projecting or protruding point.
verb juts, jutting or jutted
- (intr often foll by out) to stick out or overhang beyond the surface or main part; protrude or project
- something that juts out
“to strike, hit, push,” 1540s, echoic. Related: Jutted; jutting.
“to protrude,” mid-15c., corruption of obsolete jet (see jetty). Related: Jutted; jutting.