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OBTRUSIVE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does obtrusive mean? 

OBTRUSIVE (adjective)
  The adjective OBTRUSIVE has 2 senses:

1. undesirably noticeable
2. sticking out; protruding

  Familiarity information: OBTRUSIVE used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


OBTRUSIVE (adjective)


Sense 1obtrusive [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Undesirably noticeable

Synonyms:

obtrusive; noticeable

Context examples:

the obtrusive behavior of a spoiled child / equally obtrusive was the graffiti

Antonym:

unobtrusive (not obtrusive or undesirably noticeable)


Sense 2obtrusive [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Sticking out; protruding

Similar:

protrusive (thrusting outward)


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