Definition and Meanings for boycott
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Part of Speech of boycott
transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, noun
Etymology of boycott
Meaning of boycott
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to combine against (a landlord, tradesman, employer, or other person), to withhold social or business relations from him, and to deter others from holding such relations; to subject to a boycott.
- the process, fact, or pressure of boycotting; a combining to withhold or prevent dealing or social intercourse with a tradesman, employer, etc.; social and business interdiction for the purpose of coercion.