from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun One who gains admittance, as to a party or concert, without being invited or without paying.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb A person who enters into a party or other social event without an invitation, or into a theater or other public performance without a ticket.
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- noun slang A person who enters some event without a ticket or invitation, either by sneaking in, or talking their way past a ticket taker, or some other stealthy technique, rather than a confrontational encounter.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun someone who gets in (to a party) without an invitation or without paying
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"gatecrasher" and says he is "genuinely sick" of all controversies. air of expectancy surrounding Abhimanyu Mithun's selection to the national Test squad, the paceman himself Mumbai: For years, Manish Kumar* has been gazing longingly at marathon hoardings exhorting future.
But the whole saga looks to me like a bad case of gatecrasher syndrome.
But as I made my way there on the Hillsong courtesy shuttle, I felt like a freeloading interloper, a joyless gatecrasher en route to a children's party with the sole intention of stealing party bags and calling the birthday boy names.
And while in their brashness they may exude all the phony confidence of a gatecrasher, they also refresh our perceptions.
Erwin Gomez and Peggy Ioakim, the two stylists subpoenaed in the White House gatecrasher investigation, certainly pulled out all the stops when traveling to their ...
The Root reported Friday that Rogers, who stepped down from her Obama Administration job following the 2009 White House state dinner gatecrasher debacle, would join Johnson Publishing as a consultant to get the company back on it's feet.
Rogers, who stepped down from her Obama Administration job following the 2009 White House state dinner gatecrasher debacle, joined Johnson Publishing as a consultant earlier this summer, and on Tuesday the company announced that she would take over as CEO.
At the former shows, designer labels are standard uniform if you want to avoid looking like a gatecrasher, haughty attitudes are a must if you want to combat aggressive PR reps, and a tough game face is required once you are caught sneaking onto front row.
Faced with such belief, my republicanism felt like an interloper, a gatecrasher at a devout gathering.
You can be certain there will be a gatecrasher or two at the NCAA's "Big Dance".