Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun maverick

2 senses of maverick

Sense 1
maverick, rebel -- (someone who exhibits great independence in thought and action)
       => nonconformist, recusant -- (someone who refuses to conform to established standards of conduct)

Sense 2
maverick -- (an unbranded range animal (especially a stray calf); belongs to the first person who puts a brand on it)
       => calf -- (young of domestic cattle)

Antonyms of adj maverick

1 sense of maverick

Sense 1
irregular, maverick, unorthodox -- (independent in behavior or thought; "she led a somewhat irregular private life"; "maverick politicians")

INDIRECT (VIA unconventional, unconventional) -> conventional -- (following accepted customs and proprieties; "conventional wisdom"; "she had strayed from the path of conventional behavior"; "conventional forms of address")

Similarity of adj maverick

1 sense of maverick

Sense 1
irregular, maverick, unorthodox -- (independent in behavior or thought; "she led a somewhat irregular private life"; "maverick politicians")
       => unconventional (vs. conventional) -- (not conforming to accepted rules or standards; "her unconventional dress and hair style")

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