Maverick or Maverik may refer to:

  • Maverick (animal), an unbranded range animal, derived from U.S. cattleman Samuel Maverick (see below)



  • MaverickCrunch, a floating point math coprocessor core intended for digital audio
  • Maverick Framework, a model-view-controller framework for Java
  • Maverick.NET, a Maverick port from Java to C#
  • Maverick Meerkat, a version of Ubuntu (10.10)

Film and television

  • Maverick (TV series), an American western series starring James Garner and Jack Kelly
  • Maverick (film), a 1994 film based on the television series, starring Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, and James Garner
  • Maverick, the callsign of the main character, played by Tom Cruise, in the film Top Gun




Organizations and products


  • Kurd Maverick, Kurdish-German producer and DJ
  • Mary Maverick (1818–1898 ), Texas pioneer and memoirist
  • Maury Maverick (1895–1954), US congressman from Texas, who coined the word "gobbledygook"
  • Maury Maverick, Jr. (1921–2003), Texas politician, activist and columnist
  • Samuel Maverick (1803–1870), Texas cattleman from whom the term maverick originated
  • Samuel Maverick (apprentice), a young man killed in the Boston Massacre
  • Samuel Maverick (colonist) (1602–1670), English colonist in Massachusetts
  • Maverick Matt, ring name of Matt Bentley, American professional wrestler
  • Maverick Sabre (b. 1991), English singer-songwriter and rapper




  • AEA Maverick, a single-seat sportsplane
  • Ford Maverick (disambiguation), the name of four different automobiles made by the Ford Motor Company
  • SS Maverick, an American oil tanker

Other uses

See also

  • All pages beginning with "Maverick"
  • All pages with titles containing "Maverick"

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  • Maverick — puede referirse a: Contenido 1 Significado 2 NERF 3 Lugares 4 Negocios 5 Cine y televisión …   Wikipedia Español

  • maverick — UK US /ˈmævərɪk/ noun [C] ► a person who thinks and acts in an independent way that is different from what is usual or expected: »She has established a reputation as a maverick. »a maverick businessman/personality/senator …   Financial and business terms

  • Maverick — Mav er*ick, n. In the southwestern part of the united States, a bullock or heifer that has not been branded, and is unclaimed or wild; said to be from Maverick, the name of a cattle owner in Texas who neglected to brand his cattle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Maverick — Mav er*ick, v. t. To take a maverick. [Western U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • maverick — 1867, calf or yearling found without an owner s brand, so called for Samuel A. Maverick (1803 1870), Texas cattle owner who was negligent in branding his calves. Sense of individualist, unconventional person is first recorded 1886, via notion of… …   Etymology dictionary

  • maverick — ► NOUN 1) an unorthodox or independent minded person. 2) N. Amer. an unbranded calf or yearling. ORIGIN from Samuel A. Maverick, a 19th century Texas rancher who did not brand his cattle …   English terms dictionary

  • maverick — ☆ maverick [mav′ər ik, mav′rik ] n. [after S. Maverick (1803 70), Texas rancher who did not brand his cattle] 1. an unbranded animal, esp. a strayed calf 2. Informal a person who takes an independent stand, as in politics, from that of a party or …   English World dictionary

  • Maverick — Maverick,   Prozessor des Herstellers Cirrus Logic, der als Codec in Audiogeräten eingesetzt wird, vor allem in MP3 Playern. Er unterstützt neben MP3 auch weitere Audioformate, etwa WMA und AAC …   Universal-Lexikon

  • maverick — [n] person who takes chances, departs from accepted course bohemian, dissenter, extremist, malcontent, nonconformist, radical; concepts 348,423 …   New thesaurus

  • Maverick — Der Begriff Maverick leitet sich vom Namen des Politikers und Rinderzüchters Samuel A. Maverick (1803–1870) ab, der seine Rinder nicht brandmarkte. Daraufhin wurden Rinder ohne Brandzeichen generell als Maverick bezeichnet. Im englischen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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