The term likely comes from the surname of Samuel Augustus Maverick, a 19th-century Texas rancher who bucked convention by not branding his cattle. For that reason, the term “maverick” is also used to refer to an unbranded animal, especially a stray calf.
Definition of maverick. (Entry 1 of 2) 1 : an unbranded range animal especially : a motherless calf. 2 : an independent individual who does not go along with a group or party. maverick. adjective. Definition of maverick (Entry 2 of 2) : characteristic of, suggestive of, or inclined to be a maverick.
Maverick in a sentence
♂ Mavrick. What does Mavrick mean? Mavrick as a name for boys is of American derivation, and the meaning of Mavrick is "an independent man who avoids conformity". Mavrick is an alternate spelling of Maverick (American).