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

 

See Also: intrude on, invade, obtrude upon, encroach upon

 

Hyponyms: break in, bother, barge in, crash, gate-crash, move in on

 

Derivational Morphology: explosion, outburst, burst, flare-up, outbreak, eruption, irruption, trespass, encroachment, violation, intrusion, usurpation, intruder, interloper, trespasser

 

 
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