Pronunciation: (ub-trOO'siv), [key]
1. having or showing a disposition to obtrude, as by imposing oneself or one's opinions on others.
2. (of a thing) obtruding itself: an obtrusive error.
3. protruding; projecting.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.