'Boycott' definitions:

Definition of 'boycott'

(from WordNet)
A group's refusal to have commercial dealings with some organization in protest against its policies
Refuse to sponsor; refuse to do business with [ant: buy at, frequent, patronise, patronize, shop, shop at, sponsor]

Definition of 'Boycott'

  • Boycott \Boy"cott`\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Boycotted; p. pr. & vb. n. Boycotting.] [From Captain Boycott, a land agent in Mayo, Ireland, so treated in 1880.] To combine against (a landlord, tradesman, employer, or other person), to withhold social or business relations from him, and to deter others from holding such relations; to subject to a boycott. [1913 Webster]

Definition of 'Boycott'

  • Boycott \Boy"cott\, n. The process, fact, or pressure of boycotting; a combining to withhold or prevent dealing or social intercourse with a tradesman, employer, etc.; social and business interdiction for the purpose of coercion. [1913 Webster]

Synonyms of 'boycott'

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