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interloper

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Definition someone or something that, without invitation, inserts itself — such as an uninvited guest at a party or a species that invades non-native territory
  • All the new settlers made him feel like an interloper in the country of his fathers.
interloper = someone who intrudes or encroaches (inserts himself without invitation)
  • There were a group of women talking about men with one male interloper.
  • interloper = someone involved who doesn't belong
  • And if we choose to make peace among our people there is none other to interfere, no interlopers from outside...
    Saki  --  The Interlopers
  • interlopers = people who, without invitation, insert themselves
  • Even though she had met Art after the divorce was nearly final, Marty and Arlene probably saw her as the interloper, the reason Miriam and Art did not reconcile.
    Amy Tan  --  The Bonesetter's Daughter
  • interloper = someone or something that, without invitation, inserts itself
  • I predict that one day, the forces of African society will achieve a momentous victory over the interloper.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • interloper = someone or something that, without invitation, inserts itself
  • We fight this quarrel out to the death, you and I and our foresters, with no cursed interlopers to come between us.
    Saki  --  The Interlopers
  • interlopers = people who, without invitation, insert themselves
  • "The moral of the story is that energy is the secret to everything in life," said the drunken interloper.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • interloper = someone or something that, without invitation, inserts itself
  • One you should pass along to that alien interloper, Ka Anor:
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • interloper = someone who, without invitation, inserts himself into a situation
  • While parties across campus jam to twice their usual size—accommodating interlopers from near and far—the kids of East Andrews, realizing suddenly how their days are numbered, try to recapture some of the rosy-cheeked spontaneity of last fall.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • interlopers = people or things that, without invitation, insert themselves
  • THE INTERLOPERS.
    Saki  --  The Interlopers
  • interlopers = people who, without invitation, insert themselves
  • The interloper-for that's all Alyss was to her, just a once-coddled brat playing at a sovereign's game-had some nerve.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • I am no interloper, and what business have they with me?
    Daniel Defoe  --  Robinson Crusoe
  • He swept the weapon back and forth as he walked, looking for any interlopers.
    James Dashner  --  The Kill Order
  • Yet did he betray anything but rage at this interloper?
    Zane Grey  --  The Lone Star Ranger
  • "Where's this interloper staying?"
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
  • And could they really be guineas, those two glittering objects the interloper had held up to his eyes?
    Herman Melville  --  Billy Budd
  • I no longer wanted the Captain to be a Nazi spy or an interloper.
    Katherine Paterson  --  Jacob Have I Loved
  • It's just that she loved you so much, I always felt like kind of an interloper with you guys.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • You really think he was just some interloper?
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • I mean, hey, I want to know, since when did I become the randy interloper?
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life

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