[ in-ter-lohp, in-ter-lohp ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈloʊp, ˈɪn tərˌloʊp /
verb (used without object), in·ter·loped, in·ter·lop·ing.
to intrude into some region or field of trade without a proper license.
to thrust oneself into the affairs of others.
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hinder, advance, intrude, snoop, trespass, inquire, tamper, impose, interpose, interfere, infringe, encumber, impede, encroach, obtrude, molest, pry, invade, kibitz, busybody
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Origin of interlope
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