ouster

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French ouster, oustre, a nominalization of Anglo-Norman oustre (to oust).

Noun[edit]

ouster (plural ousters)

  1. (historical) A putting out of possession; dispossession; ejection.
  2. (property law) Action by a cotenant that prevents another cotenant from enjoying the use of jointly owned property.
  3. (now chiefly US) Specifically, the forceful removal of a politician or regime from power; coup.
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Etymology 2[edit]

oust +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

ouster (plural ousters)

  1. Someone who ousts.

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