Meaning of uncrown in English:


Pronunciation /ʌnˈkraʊn/


[with object]
  • Deprive (a monarch) of their ruling position.

    ‘In these festivals the working people would hold skits in which they would uncrown the king.’
    • ‘Warwick uncrowns him and sends him under arrest to the Archbishop of York.’
    • ‘He has no reason to speak to the Queen like that, even if she is uncrowned.’
    depose, oust, uncrown, topple, overthrow, bring down, unseat, remove from office, dislodge, discharge, displace, supplant, usurp, overturn, dismiss, eject