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interpellant

[in-ter-pel-uh nt] /ˌɪn tərˈpɛl ənt/
noun
1.
a person who interpellates; interpellator.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; < Latin interpellant- (stem of interpellāns) present participle of interpellāre to interrupt, equivalent to inter- inter- + -pellant- speaking; see appellant
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Examples for interpellant
  • All who hear me now, know how seldom was the thread of argument snapped by interpellant words from him.
British Dictionary definitions for interpellant

interpellant

/ˌɪntəˈpɛlənt/
adjective
1.
causing an interpellation
noun
2.
a deputy who interpellates
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