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interloper


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Interloper  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  interloper 
  n  :  someone  who  intrudes  on  the  privacy  or  property  of  another 
  without  permission  [syn:  {intruder},  {trespasser}] 




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