Definition of interject in English:


Line breaks: inter|ject
Pronunciation: /ˌɪntəˈdʒɛkt


[with object]
  • Say (something) abruptly, especially as an aside or interruption: she interjected the odd question here and there [no object]: Christina felt bound to interject before there was open warfare
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    • She rather amusingly shoved her shorter husband aside from the mike whenever she wanted to interject a point.
    • Well, if the member had not interjected by making that comment I most certainly would have interrupted.
    • Anyway, interjects North, you are legally married after a certain time together, aren't you?
    interpose, introduce, throw in, insert, interpolate, addinterrupt, intervene, cut in, break in, butt in, chime in; have one's say, put one's oar in; remark, comment
    British informal chip in, put one's pennyworth in
    North American informal put one's two cents in





late 16th century: from Latin interject- 'interposed', from the verb interjicere, from inter- 'between' + jacere 'to throw'.

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