ouster

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

oust·er

noun \ˈas-tər\

: 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

  1. The news reported the ouster of the dictator.
  2. the dictator's ouster by the rebels

Origin of OUSTER

Anglo-French, from oster, ouster to oust
First Known Use: 1531

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