Definition of obtrusively in English:

obtrusively

adverb

  • See obtrusive

    • ‘She made her way over to the counter, still staring, and then coughed obtrusively, pounding her fist on the wood for emphasis.’
    • ‘Yes, I felt rather conspicuous, being, as I was, obtrusively alive.’
    • ‘It was consistently and even obtrusively constructive.’
    • ‘This principle implies that treatment providers do not have the right to obtrusively impose goals on their clients.’
    • ‘The book's origin in undergraduate lectures is clear, but not - given the author's aims - obtrusively so.’

Pronunciation

obtrusively

/əbˈtruːsɪvli/