Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who invades; an assailant; an encroacher; an intruder.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who invades; an assailant; an encroacher; an intruder.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who invades; an assailant; an encroacher; an intruder.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who enters by force in order to conquer

Etymologies

to invade +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • According to this logic, the occupied people must be held to a much higher standard of behavior than the invader should be – at least when the invader is the United States.

    US troops swap war pix for porn

  • History tells us that no matter how technologically advanced an invader is the people of Afghanistan always unite and prevail to fight each other another day while the Pakistanis in the NWP are Pashstun who are ethnically tied to a group of the Afghanistan people and probably possess their innate hatred of ferangi in their country.

    They’re In Control | ATTACKERMAN

  • If the invader is offering insult or danger to others, you need to call on an organizer, or if you are an organizer, to escort the invader out and not let them back in.

    How To Welcome Outsiders

  • Usually the invader is just looking for attention and the best way to shut him/her down is to withdraw attention.

    How To Welcome Outsiders

  • [1] It would be rare in history, if not unprecedented, for the people of ANY nation to welcome a foreign invader from a different continent, culture, and religion that invaded them on the basis of claims that were false from the outset, and killed 100,000 of their citizens.

    Think Progress » Embedded TIME Reporter: Bush Lied In Speech Yesterday About Iraqi Security Forces

  • In Shakespeare's Henry V the French King Charles VI cautions his overconfident nobles that despite the erstwhile Prince Hal's reputation as a wastrel, the young invader is bred out of that bloody strain/That haunted us in our familiar paths.

    How We Become What We Are

  • He did all his fighting against regular North Vietnamese Army troops, and the war seemed very simple: he was fighting to repel an invader from the north.

    Soldiers of Misfortune

  • But we can hope that because the invader is being closely watched for, he may never come.

    Defence and the North

  • German opinion is torn between the sentiment of neutrality and the demand, which Societ aggression in Korea has aroused, that, to repel an invader from the East, the occupying forces of the West be increased.

    Britain Versus Europe—The Schuman Plan and German Revival

  • As I said before, if the invader is inferior he always copies or adopts, so the Bulgarians, not having a language, adopted ours, because we were superior and because theirs was too ugly.

    The Plight of Montenegro

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