verb (used with object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Example sentences from the Web for blacklist
The world that Black Dynamite lives in is not the most PC place to be in.
Music is a huge part of the tone of Black Dynamite overall—going back to the original 2009 movie on which the series is based.
As this list shows, punishments typically run to a short-ish jail sentence and/or a moderately hefty fine.
How far has Congress really evolved on race when in 50 years it has gone from one black senator to two?
Even the arguably more democratic House is only at 10 percent black members.
Suddenly, however, he became aware of a small black spot far ahead in the very middle of the unencumbered track.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
The lady in black was reading her morning devotions on the porch of a neighboring bathhouse.
He gives a list of the sponsors of the baptized Indians, who included many of the French nobility and clergy.
The lady in black, creeping behind them, looked a trifle paler and more jaded than usual.
A little black girl sat on the floor, and with her hands worked the treadle of the machine.
British Dictionary definitions for blacklist
Derived forms of blacklistblacklisting, noun
Cultural definitions for blacklist
Concerted action by employers to deny employment to someone suspected of unacceptable opinions or behavior. For example, individual workers suspected of favoring labor unions have often been blacklisted by all the employers in a region.
notes for blacklist
Idioms and Phrases with blacklist
A list of persons or things considered undesirable or deserving punishment, as in Japanese beetles are on my black list of garden pests. The practice of making such lists is quite old. Notorious examples include the late 19th-century black lists of union members whom employers would not hire and the black lists of persons suspected of being Communists as a result of the hearings held by Senator Joseph R. McCarthy in the early 1950s. Today the term is also used more loosely, as in the example. [Early 1600s] Also see black book, def. 1.