Definition of Interloper

1. Noun. Someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission.




Definition of Interloper

1. n. One who interlopes; one who unlawfully intrudes upon a property, a station, or an office; one who interferes wrongfully or officiously.

Definition of Interloper

1. Noun. (obsolete) An unlicensed or illegitimate trader. ¹

2. Noun. One who interferes, intrudes or gets involved where not welcome, particularly a self-interested intruder. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Interloper

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Interloper

interlocutors
interlocutory
interlocutory injunction
interlocutour
interlocutress
interlocutresses
interlocutrice
interlocutrices
interlocutrix
interloop
interlooped
interlooping
interloops
interlope
interloped
interloper (current term)
interlopers
interlopes
interloping
interlucation
interlude
interluded
interluder
interluders
interludes
interluding
interluency
interlunar
interlunary
interlunation

Literary usage of Interloper

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

1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1904)
"WHO IS THE interloper "He was young and strong, the fascination of the place he had just left, and the curious readiness of his rather complicated mind to ..."

2. Synonyms Discriminated: A Complete Catalogue of Synonymous Words in the by Charles John Smith (1871)
"The interloper was one who ran in between the legal trader and his trade, for the purpose of appropriating its profits and advantages. ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"... in Horace's famous ode : — interloper. His entertainments were held | the war by so high an authority as the Edin- in different places — the ..."

4. Trade and Navigation Between Spain and the Indies in the Time of the Hapsburgs by Clarence Henry Haring (1918)
"CHAPTER V EMIGRATION AND THE FOREIGN interloper EFORE the nineteenth century, it was accepted as more or less axiomatic by European states that colonial ..."

5. The Republic of New Haven: A History of Municipal Evolution by Charles Herbert Levermore (1886)
"interloper. The incorporation of New Haven City, like most progressive measures, was achieved in the face of no little opposition. City privileges must have ..."

6. Moments of Vision and Miscellaneous Verses by Thomas Hardy (1917)
"THE interloper THERE are three folk driving in a quaint old chaise, By the roughest of ways ; But another with the three rides on, I see, And the cliff-side ..."

7. A Brief Historical Relation of State Affairs from September 1678 to April 1714 by Narcissus Luttrell (1857)
"This day an expresse arrived from Deal, with an account that the Tuscan gally, an interloper, came into the Downs, richly laden, from China. ..."

8. The British Quarterly Review by Robert Vaughan, Henry Allon (1869)
"But it seems that neither church nor meeting was absolutely secure then, nor probably will be in future, from the pranks of this capricious interloper. ..."

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