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irrupted Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. verb enter uninvited
    intrude; irrupt.
    • They intruded on our dinner party
    • She irrupted into our sitting room
  2. verb erupt or intensify suddenly
    flare; break open; erupt; flare up; burst out; irrupt.
    • Unrest erupted in the country
    • Tempers flared at the meeting
    • The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism
  3. verb increase rapidly and in an uncontrolled manner
    explode; irrupt.
    • The population of India is exploding
    • The island's rodent population irrupted

Ir*rupt"ed adjective
L. irruptus, p. p. of irrumpere to break in; pref. ir- in + rumpere to break or burst. See Rupture.
  1. Broken with violence.

Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

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