interruptive

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

interrupt +‎ -ive

Adjective[edit]

interruptive (comparative more interruptive, superlative most interruptive)

  1. Acting or tending to interrupt
    • 2007 May 24, Stuart Elliott, “Madison Avenue Says Hello to ‘Hello,’ Again”, New York Times:
      “Advertising being an annoying, interruptive medium, ‘Hello’ is kind of a nice salutation, a friendly way of introducing yourself,” said Lee Clow, chairman and chief creative officer at the TBWA Worldwide unit of the Omnicom Group who has long worked for Apple.

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