- a horse that cannot be broken; a mean, intractable horse.
- any rogue animal.
verb (used with object)
Origin of outlaw
Synonyms for outlaw
Related Words for outlawedbanned, prohibited, crooked, forbidden, bootleg, racket, taboo, actionable, contraband, criminal, felonious, heavy, hot, illegitimate, illicit, irregular, lawless, prosecutable, shady, unauthorized
Examples from the Web for outlawed
Contemporary Examples of outlawed
The Egyptian government claims the group has links with the now outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.ISIS Wannabes Claim They Killed an American in Egypt
December 1, 2014
While countries like South Africa still allow regulated trophy hunting of rhinos, Botwswana outlawed the practice this year.South Africa’s Great Rhino Airlift
August 17, 2014
Enzo Cilenti as Yezzan: “Yezzan was an extremely wealthy slave trader before Daenerys Targaryen outlawed the slave trade.”‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5 Cast Revealed: An Oscar Nominee, A Celebrated UK Thespian, and More
July 25, 2014
The practice was outlawed in 2008 just before Beijing hosted the Olympics.Burundi’s Black Market Skull Trade
January 26, 2014
Utah outlawed the practice, prevalent among Mormons, so Congress would accept it as a state in 1896.Was Rick Santorum Right About Polygamy After All?
December 16, 2013
Historical Examples of outlawed
But it is fourteen years—time enough for anything to be outlawed.The Old Countess; or, The Two Proposals
Ann S. Stephens
Since his day it has served, as it served before, for the haunt of outlawed men.Whispering Smith
Frank H. Spearman
On his resisting the warrant which was then made out for his arrest, he was outlawed.
I was outlawed on account of you—an' it ain't no more'n right you should share it with me.Prairie Flowers
James B. Hendryx
Brooke's terms were unconditionally accepted, and Makota outlawed.On the Equator
Harry de Windt
Old English utlagian "to outlaw, banish," from utlaga "an outlaw" (see outlaw (n.)). Related: Outlawed; outlawing.
Old English utlaga "one put outside the law" (and thereby deprived of its benefits and protections), from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse utlagi (n.) "outlaw," from utlagr (adj.) "outlawed, banished," from ut "out" (see out (adv.)) + *lagu, plural of lag "law" (see law).
[G]if he man to deaðe gefylle, beo he þonne utlah ["Laws of Edward & Guthrum," c.924]
Meaning "one living a lawless life" is first recorded 1880. As an adjective from Old English.