Simple Definition of interject
: to interrupt what someone else is saying with (a comment, remark, etc.)
Examples of interject in a sentence
“That's an interesting idea,” he interjected, “but I don't think you've considered all of the details.”
She listened to us, interjecting remarks every so often.
If I may interject, I have things I'd like to add.
Origin of interject
Latin interjectus, past participle of intericere, from inter- + jacere to throw — more at jet
First Known Use: 1588
Synonym Discussion of interject
Rhymes with interject
acrolect, architect, birth defect, circumspect, deselect, dialect, disaffect, disconnect, disinfect, disrespect, edge effect, genuflect, grapholect, incorrect, indirect, in effect, intellect, intersect, introject, introspect, lake effect, misdirect, preselect, re-collect, recollect, redirect, reelect, resurrect, retrospect, self-respect, side effect, turtlenecked, vivisect
INTERJECT Defined for Kids
Definition of interject for Students
: to put between or among other things <I interjected a remark.>
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