1. Originally used by ranchers to signify an unbranded cow, mavericks were cattle/a cow that never ran with the pack.
See synonym at loner
2. In common parlance
in the western world to mean one who seems to 'float' between many friend circles, always bored or never satisfied by one clique
3. Someone who doesn't follow.
See synonym at leader
Guy 1: "Would you look at him? He has so many friends, and never seems to be around any of them"
Girl 1: "Yeah, he's kind of weird..."
Guy 2: "He's just a maverick"
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