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interject

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Pronunciation: /ˌɪntəˈdʒɛkt
 
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Definition of interject in English:

verb

[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
More example sentences
  • 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?
Synonyms
interrupt, 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

Origin

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

Derivatives

interjectory

1
adjective

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