[ geyt-krash-er ]
/ ˈgeɪtˌkræʃ ər /
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a person who attends or enters a social function without an invitation, a theater without a ticket, etc.
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Origin of gate-crasher
An Americanism dating back to 1925–30
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How to use gate-crasher in a sentence
Eddie Davenport made his name organizing the infamous Gatecrasher Balls for rich U.K. teens.
The room was piled high with boxes containing the priceless tickets for Gatecrasher Balls.