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USURPER

 Dictionary entry overview: What does usurper mean? 

USURPER (noun)
  The noun USURPER has 1 sense:

1. one who wrongfully or illegally seizes and holds the place of another

  Familiarity information: USURPER used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


USURPER (noun)


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Meaning:

One who wrongfully or illegally seizes and holds the place of another

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

supplanter; usurper

Hypernyms ("usurper" is a kind of...):

offender; wrongdoer (a person who transgresses moral or civil law)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "usurper"):

claim jumper (one who illegally occupies property to which another has a legal claim)


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