obtrude








verb (used with object), ob·trud·ed, ob·trud·ing.

  1. to thrust (something) forward or upon a person, especially without warrant or invitation: to obtrude one’s opinions upon others.
  2. to thrust forth; push out.

verb (used without object), ob·trud·ed, ob·trud·ing.

  1. to thrust forward, especially unduly; intrude.

verb

  1. to push (oneself, one’s opinions, etc) on others in an unwelcome way
  2. (tr) to push out or forward

v.1550s, from Latin obtrudere “to thrust into, press upon,” from ob “toward” (see ob-) + trudere “to thrust” (see extrusion). Related: Obtruded; obtruding.

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