barge into

barge into
(Informal) enter uninvited (e.g., "He wasn't invited so he barged into the party"); rudely break into a conversation, interrupt, cut in (e.g., "My sister-in-law always barges into the conversation when I speak with my mother-in-law")

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  • barge — /badʒ/ (say bahj) noun 1. a large flat bottomed vessel, usually moved by towing, used for transporting freight. 2. a ceremonial vessel of state. 3. a naval boat reserved for a flag officer. 4. any old or unwieldy boat. 5. a cumbersome surfboard.… …  

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