graded adjective & adjective If you say that someone or something is obtrusive, you think they are noticeable in an unpleasant way. ⇒ 'You are rude and obtrusive, Mr Galbraith,' said Tommy. ⇒ These heaters are less obtrusive and are easy to store away in the summer. obtrusively
graded adverb & adverb [ADV with v] ⇒ Hawke got up and walked obtrusively out of the building.
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