Interject meaning

ĭntər-jĕkt
The definition of interject is to interrupt or butt into a conversation with a sudden or abrupt statement.

When you interrupt a conversation to insert your comment, this is an example of a time where you interject.

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To say or mention suddenly, often in interrupting the remarks of another.

“I disagree,” she interjected.

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To insert between other elements; interpose.

Interjected some new images into the presentation.

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To throw in between; interrupt with; insert; interpose.

To interject a question.

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To assert (oneself) in a situation in which one has not previously been involved.
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To insert something between other things.
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(intransitive) To interpose oneself; to intervene.
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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