Definitions for: Maverick

[n] unbranded range animal especially a stray calf
[n] someone who exhibits great independence in thought and action
[adj] independent in behavior or thought; "she led a somewhat irregular private life"; "maverick politicians"

Webster (1913) Definition: Mav"er*ick, n.
In the southwestern part of the united States, a bullock or
heifer that has not been branded, and is unclaimed or wild;
-- said to be from Maverick, the name of a cattle owner in
Texas who neglected to brand his cattle.

Mav"er*ick, v. t.
To take a maverick. [Western U. S.]

Synonyms: irregular, rebel, unconventional, unorthodox

See Also: calf, nonconformist, recusant

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