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Princeton's WordNet

  1. intruder, interloper, trespassernoun

    someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission


  1. Intrudernoun

    Specifically: A person who enters a private residence or place of business with the intention to perform a criminal act; as, killed by an intruder.


  1. intrudernoun

    Someone who intrudes.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Intrudernoun

    One who forces himself into company or affairs without right or welcome.

    Etymology: from intrude.

    And the hounds
    Should drive upon the new transformed limbs,
    Unmannerly intruder as thou art! William Shakespeare, Titus Andronicus.

    Go, base intruder! over-weening slave!
    Bestow thy fawning smiles on equal mates. William Shakespeare.

    They were but intruders upon the possession, during the minority of the heir: they knew those lands were the rightful inheritance of that young lady. John Davies, on Ireland.

    Will you, a bold intruder, never learn
    To know your basket, and your bread discern? Dryden.

    She had seen a great variety of faces: they were all strangers and intruders, such as she had no acquaintance with. John Locke.

    The whole fraternity of writers rise up in arms against every new intruder into the world of fame. Joseph Addison, Freeholder.


  1. Intruder

    Intruder is a song written and performed by English musician Peter Gabriel. The song was the first to use the "gated drum" sound created by Hugh Padgham and Phil Collins, with Collins performing the song's drum part. The gated drum effect was later used in Collins' own "In the Air Tonight", and appeared frequently through the 1980s, on records such as David Bowie's "Let's Dance" and The Power Station's "Some Like it Hot".


  1. intruder

    An intruder is a person or entity, who enters without permission or authorization, often with intent to disturb, disrupt, damage or causing harm. This term is often used in the context of property trespassing, violations of privacy or cyber security breaches.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Intrudernoun

    one who intrudes; one who thrusts himself in, or enters without right, or without leave or welcome; a trespasser


  1. Intruder

    Intruder is a 1993 Spanish film, written and directed by Vicente Aranda. It stars Victoria Abril, Imanol Arias and Antonio Valero. The film is a psychological thriller. A middle class woman torn between her love for her spouse and her ill ex-husband, both of them were her childhood friends. Intruso received five nominations to the Goya Awards in 1994 including Best picture.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. intruder

    An individual, unit, or weapon system, in or near an operational or exercise area, which presents the threat of intelligence gathering or disruptive activity.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of intruder in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of intruder in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of intruder in a Sentence

  1. Pete Schulte:

    Itwas a mistake. He thought that there might have been an intruder in the house. He didnt know who was supposed to be there and so forth, it was a startling situation, it was an accident.

  2. Allison Jean:

    My life has not been the same, it's just been like a roller coaster.Guyger, who is white, testified that after working long hours on September 6, 2018, she returned to her Dallas County apartment complex. In uniform but off duty, she approached what she thought was her apartment. She noticed the door was partially open, saw a man inside who she believed to be an intruder, and fired her service weapon, killing him.How Botham Jeans mother is preparing to face the former police officer who killed her sonIn fact, she was at the apartment directly above hers -- which belonged to the 26-year-old Jean, who was black. Prosecutors said Jean had been on the couch in his shorts, watching TV and eating vanilla ice cream when Guyger walked in.Read MoreJurors deliberated for less than 24 hours before reaching the verdict. Guyger was booked into the North Tower Detention Center in Dallas Tuesday afternoon, according to the county website.Though the topic of race did not figure prominently in the trial itself, outside the courtroom, Jean's case had became a focal point in the national conversation on policing and the threat of violence people of color face in daily life.After the verdict, S. Lee Merritt, an attorney for Jean's family, called the murder conviction a.

  3. The AAP:

    It is possible, and even likely, that other well-intentioned preparedness efforts may inadvertently cause children and adults to place themselves in additional danger in a crisis situation, children( and adults) might be taught to fight a heavily armed intruder, when fleeing or hiding would be a more appropriate response.

  4. Danielle Brown:

    He said that it was an accident, that he didn’t mean to kill her and he just wanted to scare her and hurt her because she hurt him so bad, [He also said] that he wanted to be her savior, he wanted to be the one that came in after a quote-unquote intruder did and save her.

  5. Mark Field:

    As a result I grasped the intruder firmly in order to remove her from the room as swiftly as possible. I deeply regret this episode and unreservedly apologize to the lady concerned for grabbing her, but in the current climate I felt the need to act decisively to close down the threat to the safety of those present.

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    the act of carrying something
    A observe
    B aggravate
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