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 Dictionary entry overview: What does intruder mean? 

  The noun INTRUDER has 1 sense:

1. someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission

  Familiarity information: INTRUDER used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1intruder [BACK TO TOP]


Someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people


interloper; intruder; trespasser

Hypernyms ("intruder" is a kind of...):

persona non grata; unwelcome person (a person who for some reason is not wanted or welcome)

entrant (someone who enters)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "intruder"):

boarder (someone who forces their way aboard ship)

crasher; gatecrasher; unwelcome guest (someone who gets in (to a party) without an invitation or without paying)

infiltrator (an intruder (as troops) with hostile intent)

encroacher; invader (someone who enters by force in order to conquer)

penetrator (an intruder who passes into or through (often by overcoming resistance))

prowler; sneak; stalker (someone who prowls or sneaks about; usually with unlawful intentions)

pusher; thruster (one who intrudes or pushes himself forward)

squatter (someone who settles on land without right or title)

alien; stranger; unknown (anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found)

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