interloper interloper  /ˈɪn tər ˌloʊ pər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The desert interloper is discovered, pursued and eventually forced to surface by the enemy convoy.
  2. Early detection, preferably many years in advance, would enable us to send out exploratory spacecraft to determine the nature of the interloper, much like the spacecraft NEAR's current investigation of the asteroid Eros.
  3. Betty's scheming co-workers resent her in the same way immigration demagogues do: she's an interloper.

News

  1. Why did the chicken cross the rugby field? To tackle the streaker

    A nekkid interloper in New Zealand got quite a shock when AJ the Chicken — the Otago Highlanders' costumed mascot — ran him down and tackled him during last Saturday's match against the Auckland Blues.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Louisville Courier-Journal

  2. Rugby highlight of the day goes to AJ the Chicken

    So why did the chicken cross the rugby field? To tackle the streaker, of course. A nekkid interloper in New Zealand got quite a shock when AJ the Chicken — the Otago Highlanders’ costumed mascot — ran him down and tackled him during last Saturday’s match against the Auckland Blues.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

Quotes

  1. The Toronto Argonauts of the CFL have struggled to draw fans, but Brunt said the CFL had drawn sympathy because "it's motherhood, it's easy to support, it's the little working-class guy standing up to the big, rich American interloper."
    on Dec 9, 2008 By: Stephen Brunt Source: New York Times

  2. "This group of academics have not really achieved their true potential or the potential they believed they had when they were at university," said Christopher. "They are all Oxbridge, except for one interloper from Hull University, and they...
    on Jun 9, 2008 By: Christopher Timothy Source: Worthing Today

  3. "Over 10 days, no interloper appeared," Evans reports ruefully.
    on Sep 5, 2009 By: Harold Evans Source: Times Online

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