- interlocking directorates,
Origin of interloper
Examples from the Web for interloper
Eloy may have been an interloper in the catwalk world, but Galliano's idiosyncratic creative ethic is what lured him in.
Are you afraid of being thought of as an interloper—a young, left-wing woman from Britain writing about American business?
Then why demand of Ailes that his opera bouffe company treat you as anything other than an interloper?
Thus satisfied that I was not an interloper, he moved his vehicle and allowed me to pass.
Suddenly I realize, sitting here looking at her defend herself against an interloper like me, how wrong I have been about her.
Over in her corner, between young Billings and the interloper, Stuart, Sue was having a beautiful time.Blue Bonnet in Boston|Caroline E. Jacobs
He is the same man who inveigled you on board the interloper Good Intent and delivered you to the Pirate?In Clive's Command|Herbert Strang
This was their own country where they belonged and where the railroad was the interloper.The Shepherd of the North|Richard Aumerle Maher
From this vantage point I scanned the surrounding country for signs of the interloper.Explorers of the Dawn|Mazo de la Roche
What kind of errand had brought this interloper into our territory?Prester John|John Buchan
Word Origin for interloper
1590s, enterloper, "unauthorized trader trespassing on privileges of chartered companies," probably a hybrid from inter- "between" + -loper (from landloper "vagabond, adventurer," also, according to Johnson, "a term of reproach used by seamen of those who pass their lives on shore"); perhaps a dialectal form of leap, or from Middle Dutch loper "runner, rover," from lopen "to run." General sense of "self-interested intruder" is from 1630s.