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noun as in person who intrudes, meddles

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Yan is a fan of stories where interlopers disrupt stable relationships — among her screenplay credits is an adaptation of “Les Liaisons Dangereuses.”

Ages of stars left behind by the galactic interloper are a bit younger or on par with stars in the Milky Way’s main disk, researchers report May 17 in Nature Astronomy.

On the other hand, if the oldest stars are about the same age or older than the stars from the galactic interloper, then our galaxy was probably pretty well developed at the time of the run-in.

The one exception is He, who gets a few chapters as an unwelcome interloper.

Outside of the United States, the tech giants have to deal with the fact that they are often seen as foreign interlopers.

Swift is no pop interloper; this brand of tuneage has been in her all along.

In LA, Don is an outsider; a Madison Avenue interloper; an encumbrance.

When a talentless interloper (Domhnall Gleeson) joins the group, their dynamic slowly dissipates.

Eloy may have been an interloper in the catwalk world, but Galliano's idiosyncratic creative ethic is what lured him in.

Are you afraid of being thought of as an interloper—a young, left-wing woman from Britain writing about American business?

How should he rid himself of this rival, this obstacle in the way of his well-laid plans, this interloper into his caravan?

The high-spirited North Italians resent such intrusion, and some of them threaten to cut to pieces the interloper.

She must have her standing from the very beginning, and she fancied Elizabeth was inclined to consider her a sort of interloper.

How could the pretty young mother know that this grizzled interloper was the child of whom she was in search?

Why should he be called upon to endure that interloper always in sight,—never to feel master in his own house?


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to interloper, such as: intruder, trespasser, alien, busybody, meddler, and intermeddler.

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