[often passive]He was ousted frompower by a militarycoup.Firing staff and being firedTaking things away from someone or somewhereRemoving and getting rid of thingsWinning and defeatingScoring, winning and losing in sport
Byronic, Orwellian and Darwinian: adjectives from names.
by Liz Walter,
April 15, 2015
Becoming an adjective is a strange kind of memorial, but it is often a sign of a person having had real influence on the world. Science is full of examples, from Hippocrates, the Greek medic born around 460 BC, who gave his name to the Hippocratic Oath still used by doctors today,