Definition of trespasser in English:



  • A person entering someone's land or property without permission.

    ‘a trespasser on his land’
    • ‘The remedies available with regard to the fruits of the trespass in the hands of the trespasser would be an injunction, and we would accept that.’
    • ‘That is, the tortfeasor, the trespasser, is liable not only for the tort of trespass but for what has been called the fruits of the trespass.’
    • ‘As noted above, at common law the trespasser received the least protection of any entrant on the occupier's premises.’
    • ‘This is the same principle as allows a licensee who is in de facto possession to evict a trespasser.’
    • ‘The fact that the claimant was a trespasser is, from the defendant's point of view, purely fortuitous.’
    intruder, interloper, unwelcome visitor, encroacher
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