verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for blacklist
The Blacklist does have one unqualified success this season: its extraordinary work in overhauling Keen.The Blacklist’s Frustrating Fall: Keen’s a Keeper, but Red Regresses|Jason Lynch|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It highlights the biggest problem with The Blacklist as the show barrels towards the conclusion of its debut season.
On the drama side, James Spader breaks into the Best Actor category for his bravura scenery chewing on The Blacklist.15 Golden Globe Snubs and Surprises: No Oprah, No Jon Hamm, and More|Kevin Fallon, Marlow Stern|December 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
For an anti-defamation league to put out a blacklist is to imply that those blacklisted are in the business of defamation.
Our highly anticipated new James Spader drama The Blacklist deserves to go into the 10 p.m. slot on Monday.
We should never have had a blacklist, etc., if that had been done.
To attain their end these associations made liberal use of the lockout, the blacklist, and armed guards and detectives.A History of Trade Unionism in the United States|Selig Perlman
The discussion was as profitless as that arising from the blacklist.
You shall divide my bundles among you and of course those who are on the blacklist will get the heaviest share.Contemporary One-Act Plays|Sir James M. Barrie
Great Britain's regulations on the blacklist and "bunker coal" had intensified this feeling.
British Dictionary definitions for blacklist
Word Origin and History for blacklist
also black-list, black list, "list of persons who have incurred suspicion," 1610s, from black (adj.), here indicative of disgrace, censure, punishment (attested from 1590s, in black book) + list (n.). Specifically of employers' list of workers considered troublesome (usually for union activity) is from 1888. As a verb, from 1718. Related: Blacklisted; blacklisting.
Culture 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.