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Hi

Are you familiar with the word defenestration? Merriam Webster says "These days defenestration is often used to describe the forceful removal of someone from public office..."

https://www.merriam-webster.com/word-of-the-day

Thanks,

Tom

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Mr. TomAre you familiar with the word defenestration?

Yes—it means throwing someone/thing out of a window.

Mr. TomMerriam Webster says "These days defenestration is often used to describe the forceful removal of someone from public office..."

That, too. You must be receiving M-W's daily emails.

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I have heard it, but seldom see it used in practice.

It has an interesting history.

https://www.etymonline.com/word/defenestration