ouster

[ US /ˈaʊstɝ/ ]
[ UK /ˈa‍ʊstɐ/ ]
NOUN
  1. a wrongful dispossession
  2. the act of ejecting someone or forcing them out
  3. a person who ousts or supplants someone else
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How To Use ouster In A Sentence

  • There was a time, not long ago, when Jaime was as good a jouster as any in the Seven Kingdoms, with a good chance to win any tourney that he entered. Trial of Seven
  • Jouster Ari finally took him aside and warned him that he could choose between Nem-teth catching all of his arrows, or breaking Nem-teth of catching all arrows. Joust
  • They then pulled off a huge first-round playoff upset, a thrilling seven-game, first-round ouster of the President's Trophy-winning St. Louis Blues.
  • A letter from the State Department to Sen. Richard Lugar, the ranking Republican on the Sen.te Foreign Relations Committee, states that the U.S. "energetically" opposes Mr. Zelaya's June 28 ouster. U.S. Decides Not to Impose Sanctions on Honduras
  • Excavations at the cave have yielded Mousterian tools, a type traditionally associated with European Neandertals, and ibex bones. The Last Neandertals
  • This means that Neandertal makers of Mousterian tools and Aurignacian populations, probably modern humans, coexisted in Western Europe for about 10,000 years. The Last Neandertals
  • The practice arena was for the jousters and swordsmen.
  • The Soviet news agency Tass reported the ouster of Molotov, Malenkov, and Kaganovich from the Central Committee and from its Presidium because of antiparty activities; Shepilov was ousted on July 4. 1957, Feb. 11
  • The transaction generated six pieces of paper, each as long as a jouster's lance.
  • A wheat fungus in Ukraine, a class-action defeat, a movie that bombs, a CEO ouster, a bad quarter: whenever I think I have a bead on the future, the financial chattering class tells me that the institutional investors, private wealth managers and arbitrageurs have been yawning about that news for months. Marty Kaplan: Who's Afraid of a Countdown Clock?
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