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1.
Someone who refuses to play by the rules. he/she isn't scared to cross the line of conformity. but their unorthodox tactics get results!
you want to watch out for that guy, he dosen't play by the rules-he's a maverick
by dan and ben November 22, 2003
 
2.
pro-McCain ad: ....the original maverick!
viewer: wtf?
by a nony mouse August 21, 2008
 
3.
A throwaway word used by Sarah Palin when she doesn't know what the hell she's talking about.
Q: Governor Palin, what is your position on the science of global warming and climate change?
A: Well, Senator McCain is a maverick, and I'm a maverick and a hockey mom, which is a lot like a pit bull with lipstick. I may not be answering your question the way you and the liberal media want me to answer it, but that's because I'm a maverick. And Senator McCain is a maverick, but without the lipstick. Did I mention that we're mavericks?
by DrSamba November 12, 2008
 
4.
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"
by thelastmaverick September 30, 2006
 
5.
One that refuses to abide by the dictates of or resists adherence to a group; a dissenter.
Ricardo is a maverick, he is different than everybody else, you know this!
by Lloyd Bridges October 13, 2005
 
6.
Maverick is his own man, non follow in his footsteps because of fear and non could live up to it - Maverick is the one true source of individuality and wonder - his true identity is hidden but he resides as a student at Shenton College.
Individual, follows own path - does not belong
by Maverick January 21, 2005
 
7.
A lengendary big wave break located just off of Pillar Point, north of Half Moon Bay, California. During a big swell the face can reach 50-60 feet.
The real green monster is not envy, it is Mavericks.
by Rezilution August 12, 2008