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Dictionary entry overview: What does encroaching mean?
• ENCROACHING (adjective)
The adjective ENCROACHING has 1 sense:
1. gradually intrusive without right or permission
Familiarity information: ENCROACHING used as an adjective is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||encroaching [BACK TO TOP]|
Gradually intrusive without right or permission
we moved back from the encroaching tide / invasive tourists / trespassing hunters
intrusive (tending to intrude (especially upon privacy))
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