verb (used with object)
Origin of disrupt
Related Words for disrupterradical, striker, rioter, marcher, malcontent, reactionary, firebrand, demagogue, propagandist, zealot, anarchist, troublemaker, leftist, pusher, agent, incendiary, partisan, instigator, champion, advocate
Examples from the Web for disrupter
Contemporary Examples of disrupter
They tried reaching out to ask if the disrupter would delete his post for a few minutes, but he balked.How to Hack Palin's Facebook Page
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Historical Examples of disrupter
There was another snap as the switch of the disrupter beam was turned on.
In moments the ammeter connected with the disrupter beam began to rise so rapidly that Morey watched it with some concern.
Instantly his disrupter burst appeared on the screen off the starboard bow of the black enemy.
As he did, the first disrupter explosion came, not two kilometers ahead.
Word Origin for disrupt
1650s, but rare before c.1820, from Latin disruptus, past participle of disrumpere (see disruption). Or perhaps a back-formation from disruption. Related: Disrupted; disrupting.