Interject Definition

interjected, interjecting, interjects
interjected, interjecting, interjects
To say or mention suddenly, often in interrupting the remarks of another.
“I disagree,” she interjected.
American Heritage
To throw in between; interrupt with; insert; interpose.
To interject a question.
Webster's New World
To assert (oneself) in a situation in which one has not previously been involved.
American Heritage

Origin of Interject

  • Latin intericere interiect- inter- inter- iacere to throw yē- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin interiectus, perfect passive participle of intericiō (“place between”).

    From Wiktionary

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