Meaning of obtrude

ob•trude

Pronunciation: (ub-trd'), [key]
— v., -trud•ed, -trud•ing.
—v.t.
  1. to thrust (something) forward or upon a person, esp. without warrant or invitation: to obtrude one's opinions upon others.
  2. to thrust forth; push out.
—v.i.
  1. to thrust forward, esp. unduly; intrude.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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