intruder intruder  /ɪn ˈtru dər/


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



  1. It sounds like a recurring nightmare: an armed male intruder breaks into a women's dorm and with a gun and a butcher's knife, binds and gags all the residents.
  2. The intruder grabbed the gun.
  3. If we can eliminate it, then that helps prove that an intruder didn't commit this crime.


  1. Alleged home invasion thief recognized as grandson

    ALBUQUERQUE, June 17 (UPI) -- Albuquerque police said they captured an alleged masked intruder when he was recognized by the homeowner, his grandmother.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: UPI

  2. Grandma unmasks, recognizes intruder

    When an Albuquerque woman confronted a masked intruder in her home early Friday morning his attempt at disguise failed, according to Albuquerque police.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: KRQE & KASA FOX 2 Albuquerque

  3. Accused Intruder Stabbed in Darden

    Investigator Tracey Grisham with the Henderson County Sheriff's Department told WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News that the intruder was stabbed in the abdomen by a woman during a physical altercation after entering the home through a window.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WBBJ TV


  1. "And in fact," said Gloria Allred, lawyer for Nurses in Waiting, "she asked Nadya to get a security guard, and I also sent an e-mail to her attorney about the need for security, given that there had been an intruder. And the attorney did not...
    on Mar 26, 2009 By: Gloria Allred Source: CBS News

  2. In a recent CNN interview, organization chief Dan Barker said, "People have been celebrating the winter solstice long before Christmas. We see Christianity as the intruder, trying to steal the holiday from all of us humans."
    on Dec 9, 2008 By: Dan Barker Source: WorldNetDaily

  3. A source close to the Beckhams told Britain's News of the World newspaper: "Victoria was in tears worrying about what would happen to her and her children. The police arrived within ten minutes and searched the grounds but the intruder had gone. She...
    on Nov 28, 2005 By: David Beckham Source: Tonight

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