- a horse that cannot be broken; a mean, intractable horse.
- any rogue animal.
Origin of outlaw
OTHER WORDS FROM outlawself-outlaw, nounself-outlawed, adjectiveun·out·lawed, adjective
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How to use outlaw in a sentence
Since the new regulations outlawed surface expressions last year, more than two dozen have occurred in Kern County, the heart of the state’s oil industry.Oil Companies Are Profiting From Illegal Spills. And California Lets Them.|by Janet Wilson, The Desert Sun, and Lylla Younes, ProPublica|September 18, 2020|ProPublica
While the industry has grown enormously—the value of Bitcoin in circulation is now worth over $200 billion—and made inroads into traditional finance, crypto has not entirely shaken its outlaw reputation.
Nationwide, single-family zoning was created just after the Supreme Court outlawed cities from adopting zoning plans that segregated areas explicitly by race.Single-Family Zoning’s Century of Supremacy in San Diego|Andrew Keatts|August 26, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Meanwhile, Burleson also invoked the Espionage Act to ban circulation of anti-war materials and outlawed worker strikes, with Wilson’s encouragement.Trump Isn’t the First President to Use His Postmaster for Politics|Fiona Zublin|August 21, 2020|Ozy
Never mind that women were more likely than men to support outlawing booze.Suffragette City: San Diego’s Crucial Role in Getting Women the Vote|Randy Dotinga|August 6, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Added Outlaw: "Just because you're at the beach doesn't mean you can't blow our minds."The 2013 Artist Sand Castle Competition Hosted by Creative Time (PHOTOS)|Isabel Wilkinson|August 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And yet, no one in Rio is calling for the end of the campaign to reclaim the outlaw zones of the city.
The outlaw had a long white beard and looked like an intense Willie Nelson.
I first learned about the environmental dangers of growing pot from an old outlaw.
Many court watchers were expecting the justices to outlaw or seriously curtail all uses of race by government actors.Affirmative Action Lives! What Happened at the Supreme Court|Adam Winkler|June 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Before the outlaw can comply with this small request the horn sounds again.
In the meantime, the outlaw, having observed how much more cordially the tyrant is received than himself, has made his exit.
But a little earlier still, to be an Infidel was to be an outlaw, subject to the penalty of death.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
He was an outlaw, hunted and despised, depending for his life on the caprice of a fickle-minded woman.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
You know I am one of those illustrious unfortunates whom governments outlaw.Balsamo, The Magician|Alexander Dumas