blackballing

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present participle of blackball
blackball
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.

blackball
a rejection, a vote against admitting someone
blackball
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.

blackball
expel from a community or group
blackball
{f} vote against a new applicant for membership (in a club or organization)
blackball
vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent; "The President vetoed the bill"
blackball
the act of so rejecting someone
blackball
A composition for blacking shoes, boots, etc
blackball
A ball of black color, esp
blackball
also, one for taking impressions of engraved work
blackball
with blacking
blackball
to ostracize
blackball
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
blackball
one used as a negative in voting; in this sense usually two words
blackball
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)
blackball
the act of excluding someone by a negative vote or veto
blackball
To blacken leather, shoes, etc
blackballing