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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]


Undesirably noticeable


obtrusive; noticeable

Context examples:

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


unobtrusive (not obtrusive or undesirably noticeable)

Sense 2obtrusive [BACK TO TOP]


Sticking out; protruding


protrusive (thrusting outward)

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