blacklist


1black·list

noun \-ˌlist\

: a list of people, organizations, etc., that are disapproved of or that are to be punished or avoided

Full Definition of BLACKLIST

:  a list of persons who are disapproved of or are to be punished or boycotted

Examples of BLACKLIST

  1. He's on the FBI's blacklist.
  2. The rental company has created a blacklist of bad drivers.

First Known Use of BLACKLIST

circa 1619

2blacklist

transitive verb

: to say that a person, company, etc., should be avoided or not allowed to do something : to place (someone or something) on a blacklist

Full Definition of BLACKLIST

:  to put on a blacklist
black·list·er noun

First Known Use of BLACKLIST

1702

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