3rd person present: interrupts
past tense: interrupted
past participle: interrupted
gerund or present participle: interrupting
- stop the continuous progress of (an activity or process).
- stop (someone speaking) by saying or doing something.
- break the continuity of (a line or surface).
- obstruct (something, especially a view).
late Middle English: from Latin interrupt- ‘broken, interrupted’, from the verb interrumpere, from inter- ‘between’ + rumpere ‘to break’.