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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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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.
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.
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.
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.
He has a really underground sound based on Chicago House which is perfect for Gate-crasher.
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.
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.
The guiltily philandering Jackie has told her (unseen) husband she was off to a women's-only health farm, but her predicament is only slightly more troublesome than that of the giggly and vacant Lauren, the occasion's gate-crasher of sort, who ends up with vomit in her hair -- and heedless of the children she's left behind.