Interloper and Spy


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Interloper noun – A person who meddles in the affairs of others.
Usage example: summer residents were regarded as interlopers who had no deep commitment to the town's welfare

Spy and interloper are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Spy" instead a noun "Interloper".
Nearby Word: interloping
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Spy noun – A person who tries secretly to obtain information for one country in the territory of another usually unfriendly country.
Interloper and spy are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Interloper" instead a noun "Spy".
Nearby Word: spying
Synonyms for Spy

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  • Ironically, it's an even bigger Violation of Common Sense than the flamethrower: It's the perfect spy-checker since it will definitely kill the interloper, but who goes around smacking his friends with a pressure-trigger grenade?
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Spy or Interloper. 2016. Accessed May 28, 2022.

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