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maverick

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of maverick

  1. deviating from commonly accepted beliefs or practices George Sand's maverick views on marriage scandalized 19th-century French society Synonyms dissentient, dissenting, dissident, heterodox, iconoclastic, heretical, nonconformist, nonorthodox, out-there, unconventional, unorthodoxRelated Words free-spirited, freethinking, nontraditional; apostate, defecting, renegade; schismatic (also schismatical), sectarian, separatistAntonyms conforming, conformist, conventional, orthodox

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maverick

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of maverick

  1. a person who does not conform to generally accepted standards or customs there's always one maverick who has to go his own way Synonyms bohemian, boho, counterculturist, deviant, enfant terrible, free spirit, heretic, iconoclast, individualist, loner, lone ranger, lone wolf, nonconformist, nonconformerRelated Words freethinker; character, codger, crackbrain, crackpot, crank, eccentric, freak, kook, nut, oddball, screwball, weirdo; eight ball, misfit, outsider; aberrant, anomalyNear Antonyms adherent, follower, supporter; sheepAntonyms conformer, conformist


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