Definition Of putsch
a violent attempt to overthrow a government.
In Caracas, the elected president is a Castroite who earlier attempted a beer-hall putsch and is busily immiserating his middle class.
Example Of putsch
A country whose holidays and putsches all take place in beer halls can't be all bad.
August 19, 1991, was the date of the anti-democratic putsch in Moscow.
De Gaulle became president of France in 1958, following a putsch by French settlers and the military in Algeria.
Following the military putsch in 1980 the system took on a further dimension.
Hitler did not come to power through a putsch , but through the ballot-box.