gate-crasher


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gate′-crash`er



n.
a person who attends a social function, performance, or sports event without an invitation or a ticket.
[1925–30]
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Translations

gate-crasher

[ˈgeɪtˌkræʃəʳ] n (fam) (at party) → intruso/a, imbucato/a; (at concert) → portoghese m/f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

gate

(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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References in periodicals archive ?
Now that you're back at work -- I hope after a long, peaceful period of recovery and bonding with your little gate-crasher -- you may want to discuss your experience informally with HR, for your sake and other prospective parents'.
A gate-crasher? No, it's the Home Secretar Sajid Javid himself.
Just as it seems the gang will not be able to come to an agreement, resourceful gate-crasher Christoph arrives and offers to lead everyone to safety.
New venues include O Bar, Edmunds restaurant and the pounds 8 million Gate-crasher club.
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.
Now that you're back at work I hope after a long, peaceful period of recovery and bonding with your little gate-crasher you may want to discuss your experience informally with HR, for your sake and other prospective parents'.
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 has a really underground sound based on Chicago House which is perfect for Gate-crasher.
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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.
"He wants souls," Mrs Wyatt replied, her eyes set firmly on the charismatic gate-crasher. "He took seven last time.