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Meaning of BLACKLIST

Pronunciation:  'blak`list

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a list of people who are out of favor
  2. [v]  put on a blacklist so as to banish or cause to be boycotted; "many books were blacklisted by the Nazis"
 

BLACKLIST is a 9 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: black book, shitlist
 
 See Also: list, list, listing

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Black"list`\, v. t.
To put in a black list as deserving of suspicion, censure, or
punishment; esp. to put in a list of persons stigmatized as
insolvent or untrustworthy, -- as tradesmen and employers do
for mutual protection; as, to blacklist a workman who has
been discharged. See {Black list}, under {Black}, a.

      If you blacklist us, we will boycott you. --John
                                               Swinton.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: anathematize, attaint, ban, banish, banishment, blackball, boycott, boycottage, bring home to, censure, condemn, convict, damn, denounce, denunciate, disfellowship, doom, excommunicate, find guilty, ostracism, ostracization, ostracize, outlaw, pass sentence on, penalize, pronounce judgment, pronounce sentence, proscribe, proscription, sentence
 

 

 

 

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