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Word: interloper

Definition: intruder; one who interferes


Sentences Containing 'interloper'

By sheer chance, Bird finds himself involved in a turf war between rival Italian ice cream vendors: the young interloper Trevor (Alex Norton) and the older, more established "Mr. McCool" (Roberto Bernardi).

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