Definition of unthrone in English:



  • archaic term for dethrone
    • ‘He plays one king unthroned by hauteur and another unthroned by complacency’
    • ‘As the Puritan's would say, ‘By his own tyranny, the king unthrones himself.’’
    • ‘Washington was so glorified in his time that even history cannot unthrone him.’
    • ‘Son of Banquo, Fleance escapes Macbeth's murderous rampage and flees to England where he helps Macduff mount the insurrection that unthrones Macbeth.’
    • ‘The seven-times world champion was unthroned last year by an American but leads the standings by nine points from Stoner after winning the Spanish MotoGP last month.’