Thesaurus

blackballs

verb
present tense third-person singular of blackball

Synonyms & Antonyms of blackballs

(Entry 1 of 2)

to reject by or as if by a vote
  • he was disappointed to learn that he had been blackballed by the fraternity

Synonyms for blackballs

Words Related to blackballs

Near Antonyms for blackballs

Antonyms for blackballs

blackballs

noun
plural of blackball

Synonyms & Antonyms of blackballs (Entry 2 of 2)

1 as in vetoes

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for blackballs

Antonyms & Near Antonyms for blackballs

2 as in banishments, ostracisms

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for blackballs

Antonyms & Near Antonyms for blackballs

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About blackballs

Thesaurus Entries Near blackballs

blackballing

blackballs

black beast

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Blackballs.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/blackballs. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on blackballs

Nglish: Translation of blackballs for Spanish Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

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!