Like Mr. Lloyd George, his supplanter, he has lost the earnestness which brought him to the seats of power.
Oh, it was hard to give up so much to so unworthy a supplanter!
There was neither jealousy nor envy in my feelings toward my supplanter.
There was Mirza Mogul, daily growing more jealous of his supplanter.
She remembered Audouin, that supplanter Audouin; but she had clean forgotten poor solitary yearning Hiram!
It was this which finally culminated in transforming him from Jacob the supplanter to Israel the prince of God.
Smith had in no wise seemed to resent the presence of his supplanter.
It is as the genius of strife and nomadic war that he more directly stands in contrast with his ‘supplanter.’
Bonaparte, in the double rle of Raynals disciple and supplanter of the Revolution, was full of the same idea.
So unpopular did Warwick become that Somerset began to talk as though he might supplant his supplanter.
c.1300, "to trip up, overthrow, defeat, dispossess," from Old French supplanter "to trip up, overthrow," from Latin supplantare "trip up, overthrow," from sub "under" + planta "sole of the foot" (see plant (n.)). Meaning "replace one thing with another" first recorded 1670s. Interesting sense evolution parallel in Hebrew akabh "he beguiled," from akebh "heel."