primary boycott

noun

Legal Definition of primary boycott

: an organized effort of a labor union and its members to discourage consumers from buying the products of a particular employer — compare secondary boycott

Learn More about primary boycott

Cite this Entry

“Primary boycott.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/primary%20boycott. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

Comments on primary boycott

What made you want to look up primary boycott? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

More Confusing Words—Quiz

  • cats on impossible timber
  • The magician ______ moved the selected card to the top of the deck.
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!