- not crowned; not having yet assumed the crown.
- having royal rank or power without occupying the royal office.
Origin of uncrowned
- to deprive or divest of a crown.
- to reduce from dignity or preeminence.
Origin of uncrown
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Examples from the Web for uncrowned
At the time, I was with him in Paris producing a film about the Windsor jewels for the BBC1 ( The Uncrowned Jewels).Buying the Royal Jewels
December 3, 2010
For twenty years Papineau was the uncrowned king of the province.The Canadian Dominion
Oscar D. Skelton
Yet an editor is the uncrowned king of an educated democracy.
When, then, will these rascals with their lies be uncrowned!The Kreutzer Sonata and Other Stories
It was a great concourse that marched from Avesnes as escort to the uncrowned king.Charles the Bold
The Bruce is but in name a king, uncrowned as yet and unanointed.The Days of Bruce Vol 1
- having the power of royalty without the title
- not having yet assumed the crown
- uncrowned king or uncrowned queen a man or woman of high status among a certain group
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