Definition of gatecrash in English:

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gatecrash

Pronunciation: /ˈɡeɪtkraʃ/

verb

[with object]
Enter (a party or other gathering) without an invitation or ticket: you have gatecrashed a private meeting
More example sentences
  • Back in England, he bought a 600 cc motorbike with hippie flowers painted on the sidecar, which was enough of a babe-magnet to impress his future wife, whom he met after gatecrashing a party.
  • He had his recent 18th birthday party gatecrashed by a huge number of people and as a result had to close down the party much earlier than he would have otherwise.
  • Somewhere in the bleary early hours of last Friday morning, a bunch of jubilant strangers gatecrashed the victory party of Labour's newest MP.

Derivatives

gatecrasher

Pronunciation: /ˈɡeɪtkraʃə/
noun
Example sentences
  • She said that together with her daughter she invited about 40 friends to the March 18 party before gatecrashers arrived, causing the trouble.
  • The move follows controversy last year when the rally was on the verge of being cancelled because of troubles from gatecrashers in 2001.
  • The inaugural meeting of the Forum, held in Geneva in 1996, was unfortunately disrupted by gatecrashers.

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