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English adjective: maverick

1. maverick independent in behavior or thought

SamplesShe led a somewhat irregular private life.
Maverick politicians.

Synonymsirregular, unorthodox



English noun: maverick

1. maverick (person) someone who exhibits great independence in thought and action


Broader (hypernym)nonconformist, recusant

2. maverick (animal) an unbranded range animal (especially a stray calf); belongs to the first person who puts a brand on it

Broader (hypernym)calf

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