maverick: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (mav'ur-ik, mav'rik), [key]
- an unbranded calf, cow, or steer, esp. an unbranded calf that is separated from its mother.
- a lone dissenter, as an intellectual, an artist, or a politician, who takes an independent stand apart from his or her associates.
- (cap.) an electro-optically guided U.S. air-to-ground tactical missile for destroying tanks and other hardened targets at ranges up to 15 mi. (24 km).
- maverick (Thesaurus)