HyperDic: obtrusive

English > 2 senses of the word obtrusive:
ADJECTIVEallobtrusivesticking out
allobtrusiveundesirably noticeable / noticeable / noticeable
obtrusive > pronunciation
Soundsahbtruw'sihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > obtrusive: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningsticking out; protruding.
Broaderprotrusivethrusting outward
Spanishimportuno, inoportuno, molesto
Nounsobtrusivenessan unwelcome conspicuousness
Verbsobtrudepush to thrust outward
English > obtrusive: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningundesirably noticeable / noticeable / noticeable.
Examples
  • "the obtrusive behavior of a spoiled child"
  • "equally obtrusive was the graffiti"
Broadernoticeablecapable or worthy of being perceived
Spanishindiscreto
Nounsobtrusivenessan unwelcome conspicuousness
Adverbsobtrusivelyin an obtrusive manner

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