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Adjective: maverick  ma-vu-rik
  1. Independent in behaviour or thought
    "maverick politicians";
    - irregular, unorthodox
Noun: maverick  ma-vu-rik
  1. Someone who exhibits great independence in thought and action
    - rebel
  2. An unbranded range animal (especially a stray calf); belongs to the first person who puts a brand on it

Derived forms: mavericks

See also: unconventional

Type of: calf, nonconformist, recusant

Encyclopedia: Maverick, John