What is another word for jut?

382 synonyms found


[ d͡ʒˈʌt], [ d‍ʒˈʌt], [ dʒ_ˈʌ_t]

Jut is a versatile word that refers to something that protrudes abruptly from its surroundings. There are many synonyms for jut, including project, extend, stick out, protrude, and overhang. These words all describe an object or structure that extends outwards, either horizontally or vertically. Other synonyms for jut include poke, thrust, bulge, and jutty, which all imply a sudden or forceful movement in a particular direction. Depending on the context, any of these words may be more appropriate than jut, and skilled writers and speakers explore different word choices to create the richest and most precise language possible.

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Introduced in the early seventeenth century, the jut was an instrument used to produce a vibrating tone on the violin. Called a pizzicato jut by early violinists, the jut was a tool to create a " pizzicato " or "breathy" tone. The jut was also used to create a portamento effect. Its use was gradually discontinued in favor of the bow in the classical era.

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