interrupting[ verb in-tuh-ruhpt; noun in-tuh-ruhpt ]SEE DEFINITION OF interrupting
Synonyms for interrupting
- break off
- cut off
- cut short
- hold up
- barge in
- break in
- break train of thought
- bust in
- butt in
- chime in
- come between
- crowd in
- cut in on
- edge in
- get in the way
- horn in
- lay aside
- put in
- work in
Antonyms for interrupting
- carry on
- leave alone
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INTERRUPTING
Hush, Bella, interrupting her, because I don't deserve it—I know you were going to say so.
But the wish to laugh had returned, and made her stammer, interrupting her at each word.
Ecod then he'd no right to say so,' cried Jonas, interrupting. '
"You know, I owe you a grudge," he said, interrupting Barroux.
But pray, Sir, interrupting him, how came you to apprehend that I should revoke my intention?
"But I think that hits all men," said Larcher, interrupting himself.
"We'd better send for a doctor," Roger said, interrupting Magnolia.
"I mean it," she said, interrupting his thought and compelling him to pay heed to her.
In one, young men were singing, and interrupting their song to shout with laughter.
Before 12 Octavio (interrupting him, and correcting himself).
1957, originally in computers, from interupt (v.).