Definition of obtrude verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

obtrude

 verb
verb
NAmE//əbˈtrud//
 
[intransitive, transitive]obtrude (something/yourself) (on/upon somebody)(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they obtrude
 
he / she / it obtrudes
 
past simple obtruded
 
-ing form obtruding
 
 
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to become or make something noticed, especially in a way that is not wanted Music from the next room obtruded upon his thoughts.
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