Hey, remember that time Kanye West interrupted Taylor Swift at the VMAs?
At Ohio State University earlier this year, President Obama was interrupted while trying to talk about rising gas prices.
Narrative is difficult by phone—plot cannot be interrupted, conversations are so often one-sided.
He interrupted the recording session for “Great Balls of Fire” with the drunken insistence that the song was too sinful.
Obama was interrupted while trying to stump for Massachusetts Senate hopeful Martha Coakley.
In 1582 the use of the Theatre was interrupted by the interference of Peckham.
"You politicians—" she began, when she was interrupted by a call at the door.
Baisemeaux interrupted the musketeer in the middle of his revelations.
Pen interrupted nervously: "A couple of men are coming up the trail."
"No one said anything about paying," interrupted Mrs. Carey.
c.1400, "to interfere with a legal right," from Latin interruptus, past participle of interrumpere "break apart, break off," from inter- "between" (see inter-) + rumpere "to break" (see rupture (n.), and compare corrupt). Meaning "to break into (a speech, etc.)" is early 15c. Related: Interrupted; interrupting.
1957, originally in computers, from interupt (v.).