Noun(1) someone who exhibits great independence in thought and action(2) an unbranded range animal (especially a stray calf
Adjective(1) independent in behavior or thought
(1) The first is a private sketchbook, posthumously made public at a time when attention was turning again to this American maverick .(2) He is one of the few truly great, genuinely maverick songwriters and performers of the present day.(3) All I know is that MPs are very maverick so expect to be surprised!(4) Far from being a deep-dyed traditionalist, he is a maverick , a valuable eccentric, who uses his influence to stimulate rather than stifle debate.(5) Maybe, as one maverick biologist suggested to howls of protest last week, genetic selection may mean we have finally found a way towards evolving as a species.(6) I was just some awkward maverick with money in his pockets.(7) Now two new biographies look for the roots of this maverick 's sensibilities.(8) Unfortunately, before leaving on his American adventure, he apparently forgot to pack his maverick streak.(9) For obvious reasons, the Nobel Committee is unlikely to honor this fascinating maverick now or ever.(10) He was the quintessential intellectual maverick - a man who thrived on bending the rules and violating the regulations.(11) I spent a few hours scratching my head and looking for a cryptic code which might shed light on where this maverick genius is getting his ideas from.(12) A maverick , and an individual, he's running on instinct, fuelled by experience and making the right decisions.(13) His face displays a limited emotional range and, at times, his portrayal of the maverick scientist is boring.(14) The press adored him, a prolific, maverick talent who survived on cheap noodles and peanut butter so he could make films with his dole money.(15) The maverick MP had intended to vote against the measure.(16) As managerialism has come to dominate the policy of programmes of all the major parties north and south of the Border there has developed an enormous appetite for maverick politicians.
1. individualist ::
2. nonconformist ::
3. free spirit ::
4. unorthodox person ::
5. original ::
6. eccentric ::
7. rebel ::
8. dissenter ::
9. dissident ::
10. enfant terrible ::
11. cowboy ::
12. loose cannon ::
13. bad boy ::
14. irregular ::
15. unorthodox ::
Word Example from TV Shows
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The guy has gone totally MAVERICK.
He's Miss Daisy with binoculars.
Breaking Bad Season 4, Episode 8
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