Pronunciation: (in-trOOd'), [key]
—v., -trud•ed, -trud•ing.
1. to thrust or bring in without invitation, permission, or welcome.
2. Geol.to thrust or force into.
3. to install (a cleric) in a church contrary to the wishes of its members.
to thrust oneself without permission or welcome: to intrude upon their privacy.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.