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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 of maverick dissentient, dissenting, dissident, heterodox, iconoclastic, heretical, nonconformist, nonorthodox, out-there, unconventional, unorthodoxWords Related to maverick free-spirited, freethinking, nontraditional; apostate, defecting, renegade; schismatic (also schismatical), sectarian, separatistAntonyms of maverick 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 of maverick bohemian, boho, counterculturist, deviant, enfant terrible, free spirit, heretic, iconoclast, individualist, loner, lone ranger, lone wolf, nonconformist, nonconformerWords Related to maverick freethinker; character, codger, crackbrain, crackpot, crank, eccentric, freak, kook, nut, oddball, screwball, weirdo; eight ball, misfit, outsider; aberrant, anomalyNear Antonyms of maverick adherent, follower, supporter; sheepAntonyms of maverick conformer, conformist


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