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a person who attends a social function, performance, or sports event without an invitation or a ticket.


[ˈgeɪtˌkræʃəʳ] n (fam) (at party) → intruso/a, imbucato/a; (at concert) → portoghese m/f


(geit) noun
(a metal, wooden etc doorlike object which closes) the opening in a wall, fence etc through which people etc pass. I'll meet you at the park gate(s).
ˈgate-crash verb
to enter or go to (a party, meeting etc) without being invited or without paying.
ˈgate-crasher noun
ˈgate-post noun
a post to which a gate is fixed.
ˈgateway noun
an opening or entrance into a city etc, which contains a gate.
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HUDDERSFIELD'S Olympic cycling star Ed Clancy admits his return to Great Britain's endurance squad ahead of this month's Track Cycling World Championships has made him feel like something of a gate-crasher.
He wants souls," Mrs Wyatt replied, her eyes set firmly on the charismatic gate-crasher.
Had it not been for the appearance of wedding gate-crasher Stephen Ireland Villa might have been partying all night but he staged a second-half City fightback, setting up Wales International Craig Bellamy for the equaliser on 68 minutes.
He has a really underground sound based on Chicago House which is perfect for Gate-crasher.
Held at Turweston Aerodrome in the leafy North-amptonshire countryside on May 24 and 25, the Gate-crasher Summer Sound System 2008 is the biggest dance event ever held on the planet.
The incident that gained the most attention occurred during Sunday's rehearsal at the Shrine when a professional gate-crasher was arrested for trespassing.
New venues include O Bar, Edmunds restaurant and the pounds 8 million Gate-crasher club.
Nevertheless, Solanki now feels as though he is a permanent resident of the England one-day party as opposed to being an occasional gate-crasher.
Gate-crasher charged: Lee Ferrell, the 22-year-old man who stood on the track at Pimlico as horses raced past him down the stretch, was being held Sunday on a first-degree assault charge, a correction official said.
This case is about a gate-crasher who got into Catherine and Michael's wedding and secretly took photographs of the couple, their family and friends.
Chicken Soup, Party Boss and Vacation may well have been vying for Wolverhampton honours of late, but they could suffer defeat at the hooves of Nad Al Sheba gate-crasher JACK SULLIVAN (2.