Definitions for



Overview of verb irrupt

The verb irrupt has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. intrude, irrupt

(enter uninvited; "They intruded on our dinner party"; "She irrupted into our sitting room")

2. erupt, irrupt, flare up, flare, break open, burst out

(erupt or intensify suddenly; "Unrest erupted in the country"; "Tempers flared at the meeting"; "The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism")

3. explode, irrupt

(increase rapidly and in an uncontrolled manner; "The population of India is exploding"; "The island's rodent population irrupted")

Synonym.com © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
Classroom | Privacy Policy | Terms | Ad Choices