Adjective "gatecrashers" definition and examples

(Gatecrashers may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈɡeɪtkraʃə/

Definitions and examples

noun

  1. 'We gate-crashed one party together where she pretended to be a literary agent and even had people approaching her to pitch novels.'
  2. 'The move follows controversy last year when the rally was on the verge of being cancelled because of troubles from gatecrashers in 2001.'
  3. 'Or else, they may appear as a goon squad, gate-crashing an art gallery, seizing and burning contemporary paintings that they find contrary to their iconographical tastes.'
  4. 'The inaugural meeting of the Forum, held in Geneva in 1996, was unfortunately disrupted by gatecrashers.'
  5. 'She said that together with her daughter she invited about 40 friends to the March 18 party before gatecrashers arrived, causing the trouble.'

More definitions

1. a person who attends or enters a social function without an invitation, a theater without a ticket, etc.

More examples(as adjective)

"ministers can be gatecrashers."

Origin

(gate-crasher)