Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To run between parties and intercept the advantage that one should gain from the other; traffic without a proper license; forestall.
- To obtrude one's self into a business in which one has no right.
- v. To intrude, meddle, or trespass in others’ affairs.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To run between parties and intercept without right the advantage that one should gain from the other; to traffic without a proper license; to intrude; to forestall others; to intermeddle.
- v. encroach on the rights of others, as in trading without a proper license
- Early 17th century, likely back-formation from interloper. Alternatively, directly formed as inter- + lope (“leap, jump”) – literally “to jump in”. (Wiktionary)
“Still less do they care to expose their daughters to mingling with that crowd of questionable females, coming from all parts of the world, and constituting what M. Planchut calls the 'monde interlope,' which assembles every winter at M.nte Carlo and Nice.”
“Montausé; but he heard a voice calling in some unknown tongue; some human being had dared to interlope upon his peculiar domain; and the wrathful explorer did only what might have been expected of him: he began to pour forth a torrent of very violent reproof and objurgation, to which the sober English tongue can do scant justice.”
“The mullahs, who are not short of assets, even hired an interlope person Fereydun Sahebjam, who was living in France and who introduced himself as a journalist.”
“The aim is not to interlope, but to extend our understanding of how and why people dream.”
“This reluctance to interlope in the lives of one's neighbors - "a very Iowa attitude," in the words of one local political scientist, derived in part from the state's rural heritage - may help explain how Iowa finds itself in this moment.”
“The interlope after studying the result of investigation issued arrest for 5 Iranian leaders.”
“Last year the government of Argentine after years of investigation OF bombing in Argentine BY Iranian government and gave the result of their investigation to interlope.”
“When Google the word "Interpol issues arrest warrants for 15 Israelis" to search in the computer all you find is "Interpol issues arrest warrants for 5 Iranian leader for bombing in Argentina not 15 Israelis" after reading the article what it said, Iran asking International police if they are right about Israelis committed war crime and if so is that that means interlope can arrest them for war crime?”
“Iranian government in order to make fun of interlope saying ok we investigated too about Israelis crime in Gaza go and issue arrest for 15 Israelis.”
“Does your cat interlope when you try to work at home?”
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