Definition of Encroacher

1. Noun. Someone who enters by force in order to conquer.

Exact synonyms: Invader
Generic synonyms: Interloper, Intruder, Trespasser
Derivative terms: Encroach, Invade, Invade



Definition of Encroacher

1. n. One who by gradual steps enters on, and takes possession of, what is not his own.

Definition of Encroacher

1. Noun. One who encroaches. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Encroacher

1. [n -S]

Encroacher Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Encroacher Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Encroacher

encrimsoning
encrimsons
encrinal
encrini
encrinic
encrinital
encrinite
encrinites
encrinitical
encrinoidea
encrinus
encrisped
encroach
encroach upon
encroached
encroacher (current term)
encroachers
encroaches
encroaching
encroaching(a)
encroachingly
encroachment
encroachments
encrust
encrustation
encrustations
encrusted
encrusting
encrustment
encrustments

Literary usage of Encroacher

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Chronicles of the Canongate by Walter Scott (1828)
"she had afforded; Catharine, on the other hand, considered him rather as an encroacher upon the grace which she had shown him, than one whose delicacy ..."

2. English Reports in Law and Equity: Containing Reports of Cases in the House by Edmund Hatch Bennett, Chauncey Smith, Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, Great Britain Courts (1855)
"The deeds also affect the (separate interests of each encroacher, for the object of the ... In this respect each encroacher possesses a several interest, ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law by Great Britain Bail Court (1872)
"In this respect, each encroacher possesses a several interest; for, each abandons any right he may have acquired by encroachment, and each obtains for ..."

4. The Village Labourer, 1760-1832: A Study in the Government of England Before by John Lawrence Hammond, Barbara Bradby Hammond (1913)
"Encroachments under 20 years old, (1) if the encroacher has a right to an allotment, then it shall be given to him as whole or part of that allotment (not ..."

5. Business Man's Commercial Law Library by Albert Sidney Bolles (1919)
"Another way is to compel the encroacher to remove his encroachment. ... When refusing, however, the encroacher is required to pay for his benefit. ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Encroacher

Search for Encroacher on Dictionary.com!Search for Encroacher on Thesaurus.com!Search for Encroacher on Google!Search for Encroacher on Wikipedia!

Search