Associations to the word «Intrude»


INTRUDE, verb. To thrust oneself in; to come or enter without invitation, permission, or welcome; to encroach; to trespass.

Dictionary definition

INTRUDE, verb. Enter uninvited; "They intruded on our dinner party"; "She irrupted into our sitting room".
INTRUDE, verb. Enter unlawfully on someone's property; "Don't trespass on my land!".
INTRUDE, verb. Search or inquire in a meddlesome way; "This guy is always nosing around the office".
INTRUDE, verb. Thrust oneself in as if by force; "The colors don't intrude on the viewer".

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope