Definition of invader in English:



  • A person or group that invades a country, region, or other place.

    ‘it is a country that has repelled all invaders’
    ‘the arrival of Spanish invaders’
    • ‘It's not easy, as we are constantly having to repel invaders, swatting them away like so many mosquitoes.’
    • ‘The programme will examine archaeological and genetic evidence to trace the impact the invaders had on Britain.’
    • ‘By the age of 16, this son of peasant farmers was in charge of a country under attack from Communist invaders.’
    • ‘He located a tire iron amid the stinging rubble and sprang forth to attack the invaders.’
    • ‘His cross is the same as the cross of Wotan which Norse invaders of Scotland carried.’
    intruder, trespasser, violator, encroacher, infringer
    attacker, raider, plunderer, pillager, marauder, looter
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