Definition of


  1. (verb, change) increase rapidly and in an uncontrolled manner
    The island's rodent population irrupted
  2. (verb, change) erupt or intensify suddenly
    Tempers flared at the meeting
    The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism
  3. (verb, motion) enter uninvited
    She irrupted into our sitting room

via WordNet, Princeton University

Alternate forms of Irrupt

Derivations: irruption

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

Hypernyms: come in, deepen, enter, get in, get into, go in, go into, increase, intensify, move into

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