1. a list of people who are out of favor;
[syn: blacklist, black book, shitlist]
1. put on a blacklist so as to banish or cause to be boycotted;
- Example: "many books were blacklisted by the Nazis"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Blacklist \Black"list`\, v. t. To put in a black list as deserving of suspicion, censure, or punishment; esp. to put in a list of persons stigmatized as insolvent or untrustworthy, -- as tradesmen and employers do for mutual protection; as, to blacklist a workman who has been discharged. See Black list, under Black, a. [1913 Webster] If you blacklist us, we will boycott you. --John Swinton. [1913 Webster] black lungWordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
blacklist n 1: a list of people who are out of favor [syn: blacklist, black book, shitlist] v 1: put on a blacklist so as to banish or cause to be boycotted; "many books were blacklisted by the Nazis"Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
30 Moby Thesaurus words for "blacklist": anathematize, attaint, ban, banish, banishment, blackball, boycott, boycottage, bring home to, censure, condemn, convict, damn, denounce, denunciate, disfellowship, doom, excommunicate, find guilty, ostracism, ostracization, ostracize, outlaw, pass sentence on, penalize, pronounce judgment, pronounce sentence, proscribe, proscription, sentence