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Meaning of INTERLOPER

Pronunciation:  'intur`lowpur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission
 

INTERLOPER is a 10 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: intruder, trespasser
 
 See Also: alien, boarder, crasher, encroacher, entrant, gatecrasher, infiltrator, invader, penetrator, persona non grata, prowler, pusher, sneak, squatter, stalker, stranger, thruster, unknown, unwelcome guest, unwelcome person

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In"ter*lo`per\ (?; 277), n. [Pref. inter- + D.
looper a runner, fr. loopen to run; akin to E. leap. See
{Leap}, and cf. {Elope}.]
One who interlopes; one who interlopes; one who unlawfully
intrudes upon a property, a station, or an office; one who
interferes wrongfully or officiously.

      The untrained man, . . . the interloper as to the
      professions.                             --I. Taylor.

 

 

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