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Wordnet 3.0


1. undesirably noticeable;
- Example: "the obtrusive behavior of a spoiled child"
- Example: "equally obtrusive was the graffiti"
[syn: obtrusive, noticeable]

2. sticking out; protruding;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Obtrusive \Ob*tru"sive\, a. Disposed to obtrude; inclined to intrude or thrust one's self or one's opinions upon others, or to enter uninvited; forward; pushing; intrusive. -- Ob*tru"sive*ly, adv. -- Ob*tru"sive*ness, n. [1913 Webster] Not obvious, not obtrusive, but retired. --Milton. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

obtrusive adj 1: undesirably noticeable; "the obtrusive behavior of a spoiled child"; "equally obtrusive was the graffiti" [syn: obtrusive, noticeable] [ant: unnoticeable, unobtrusive] 2: sticking out; protruding
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

90 Moby Thesaurus words for "obtrusive": aggressively self-confident, arrant, arrogant, audacious, biggety, blatant, bold, brazen, brazenfaced, bumptious, busy, chesty, cocky, cold, colorful, conceited, conspicuous, contumelious, cool, crude, disdainful, extravagant, familiar, flagrant, flaring, flaunting, forceful, forward, garish, gaudy, glaring, gorgeous, hanging out, hubristic, immodest, importunate, in relief, in the foreground, insolent, insulting, interfering, interruptive, intervenient, intrusive, invasive, know-it-all, loud, lurid, meddlesome, meddling, meretricious, notable, noticeable, notorious, officious, ostensible, outstanding, overpresumptuous, overweening, overwise, peacockish, peacocky, perk, perky, pert, presuming, presumptuous, procacious, prominent, pronounced, puffed up, pushy, salient, screaming, self-conceited, self-opinionated, sensational, shameless, smart-alecky, spectacular, staring, stark-staring, sticking out, striking, stuck-up, swelled-headed, tawdry, uppish, uppity, vulgar