Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - The act of entering some territory or domain (often in large numbers); The mistake of bringing about liability or blame; An attack that penetrates into enemy territory.

Usage examples (37)
  • They bewail the fact that their own fisheries inspection service seems powerless to stop these incursions or arrest the offenders.
  • The incursion of television into the American living room
  • I think that the word incursion, of course, doesn't really apply here.
  • "We hope that this is a short-term incursion so that they Turkey can help deal with the threat." for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.