ouster ouster  /ˈaʊ stər/


  1. (n) a person who ousts or supplants someone else
  2. (n) a wrongful dispossession
  3. (n) the act of ejecting someone or forcing them out



  1. In a dramatic break with the President, an influential group calls for the Attorney General's ouster.
  2. But if his supporters decide to contest his ouster in the streets, the latest twist in Indonesia's tortured post-Suharto politics may provoke a bloodbath.
  3. President Wahid's ouster may cause more problems than it solves.


  1. Southern Baptists group urges ouster of Boy Scout execs

    WASHINGTON, DC — The Southern Baptist Convention on Wednesday called for the ouster of Boy Scouts executives who pushed to...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: FOX 2 News St. Louis

  2. Baptist group urges ouster of Boy Scout execs

    The Southern Baptist Convention called for the ouster of Boy Scouts executives who pushed to allow openly gay youth without consulting members.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WQAD Moline

  3. Pens give Bylsma extension despite playoff flop

    Instead of holding his coach accountable for the team’s four-game ouster in the Eastern Conference Finals, Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Ray Shero gave Dan Bylsma a strong vote of confidence.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated


  1. The emergency declaration "will temporarily ban demonstrations and protests, and calls in the media for violence, and the ouster of the government by force," Nogaideli said.
    on Nov 7, 2007 By: Zurab Nogaideli Source: Forbes

  2. "Genuine candlelight protests have been turning into violent demonstrations calling for the ouster of a democratic government. That is a very regrettable thing," Han said. "We have to look at the future, not the past."
    on Jun 26, 2008 By: Han Seung-soo Source: Forbes

  3. "The ouster of president Bakiyev left behind his loyalists, who are against the interim government," Ms Clinton said.
    on Jun 19, 2010 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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