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To interrupt someone when they are talking - thesaurus

Synonyms

interrupt

verb

to say or do something to stop someone when they are speaking or concentrating on something

intervene

verb

to interrupt a conversation so that you can say something

break in

to interrupt when someone is talking

shout out

to interrupt a speech or lecture by shouting something

cut in

to interrupt someone who is speaking

chime in

to join a conversation by saying something

jump in

to interrupt someone while they are talking

put in

to say something that interrupts someone who is speaking

interject

verb

formal to say something suddenly that interrupts someone who is speaking

cut someone short

to interrupt someone who is talking so that they cannot finish what they are saying

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break into

to interrupt someone when they are talking or thinking

butt in

to join a conversation or activity without being asked to

chip in

to add something to someone else’s conversation

come in

to join a conversation or discussion by saying something

cut off

to prevent someone from continuing what they are saying

heckle

verb

to interrupt a speaker at a public meeting by shouting remarks, insults etc at them

interpolate

verb

formal to say something that interrupts someone who is speaking

interpose

verb

formal to say something that interrupts a conversation

pipe up

to enter a conversation, for example by interrupting or speaking for the first time

step in

to become involved in a discussion or argument, especially in order to make it stop

wade in

to become involved in someone else’s discussion, argument, or fight in a confident way that may not be very welcome

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