- to insert between other things: to interject a clarification of a previous statement.
- Obsolete. to come between.
Origin of interject
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Examples from the Web for interject
“Let me finish, Mitt,” he said when the former Massachusetts governor tried to interject.Happy Huckabee Gets Mad
May 6, 2014
She raised her hand when she wanted to interject, looking like a kid wanting to be called on in class.Romney Rattled, But Still in Front
October 19, 2011
"If I may interject, Judge, they find YOU difficult and challenging, more than your colleagues," Graham countered.19 Best Moments from Sonia's Hearing
The Daily Beast Video
July 13, 2009
"It isn't only Ronny, you know," Freddie hastened to interject.Jill the Reckless
P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse
Their function was to interject comical comments from time to time.Folkways
William Graham Sumner
Here I must interject that such a statement is somewhat sweeping.Mental Efficiency
At this point Dick Bissell undertook to interject some of his humor into the situation.Sube Cane
Edward Bellamy Partridge
How absurd, we will interject, is the saying: "Love me, love my dog."Plum Pudding
- to interpose abruptly or sharply; interrupt with; throw inshe interjected clever remarks
- archaic to come between; interpose
Word Origin and History for interject
1570s, back-formation from interjection or else from Latin interiectus, past participle of intericere "to throw between, insert, interject" (see interjection). Related: Interjected; interjecting.