Simple Definition of ouster
: the act of removing someone or something from a position of power or authority
Full Definition of ouster
1 a : a wrongful dispossession b : a judgment removing an officer or depriving a corporation of a franchise
2 : expulsion
Examples of ouster
The news reported the ouster of the dictator.
the dictator's ouster by the rebels
Origin of ouster
Anglo-French, from oster, ouster to oust
First Known Use: 1531
OUSTER Defined for Kids
Definition of ouster
: the act or an instance of forcing out or of being forced out
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