blackball

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a black ball used to indicate such a negative vote

Regardless how many other people may have voted to approve a candidate for membership,a single blackball will reject the candidate.

to vote against, especially in an exclusive organization

If you're not from a moneyed, well-connected family, you can count on getting blackballed from the fraternity.

to ostracize
a rejection, a vote against admitting someone
the act of so rejecting someone
{f} vote against a new applicant for membership (in a club or organization)
To vote against, by putting a black ball into a ballot box; to reject or exclude, as by voting against with black balls; to ostracize
A ball of black color, esp
the act of excluding someone by a negative vote or veto
If the members of a club blackball someone, they vote against that person being allowed to join their club. Members can blackball candidates in secret ballots. to vote against someone, especially so that they cannot join a club or social group (Because a black ball was used for voting against someone)
vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent; "The President vetoed the bill"
one used as a negative in voting; in this sense usually two words
with blacking
also, one for taking impressions of engraved work
To blacken leather, shoes, etc
A composition for blacking shoes, boots, etc
expel from a community or group
blackballed
past of blackball
blackballed
ostracized
blackballing
present participle of blackball
blackballs
third-person singular of blackball
blackballs
plural of , blackball
blackball