Definition of irruption in English:


Pronunciation /iˈrəpSH(ə)n/ /ɪˈrəpʃ(ə)n/


See irrupt

  • ‘This object, aligned with Evil, is a thing of desire for us, an outlet for the irruption of Evil.’
  • ‘He nailed me for calling it a migration as opposed to an irruption.’
  • ‘They undergo almost cyclical irruptions across portions of their winter range, which may be associated with conifer seed crops.’
  • ‘The book is a melange of logical exposition, poetic irruptions, and travel on a road with many detours and roadside attractions.’
  • ‘They do undertake short-distance movements in some parts of their range, and irruptions occur in some years.’



/iˈrəpSH(ə)n/ /ɪˈrəpʃ(ə)n/