Thus over and over reporters are told how Biden was boorish and interruptive and the administration is misleading on Afghanistan.
The spell was potent enough in its way, but it dissolved when once interruptive laughter became generally audible.
c.1400, "to interfere with a legal right," from Latin interruptus, past participle of interrumpere "break apart, break off," from inter- "between" (see inter-) + rumpere "to break" (see rupture (n.), and compare corrupt). Meaning "to break into (a speech, etc.)" is early 15c. Related: Interrupted; interrupting.
1957, originally in computers, from interupt (v.).