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synonyms for blackballed

  • ignored
  • shunned
  • rejected
  • unsolicited
  • unwelcome
  • excluded
  • inadmissible
  • left out in the cold
  • not in the picture
  • not wanted
  • shut out
  • unasked
  • undesired
  • unpopular
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How to use blackballed in a sentence

The Grill enjoys the distinction of having blackballed, without political prejudice, a Prime Minister of each party.
IN THE FOGRICHARD HARDING DAVIS
"Just like Beecham being blackballed at the club," said the doctor, with a sarcastic bitterness all his own.
THE KNIGHT OF GWYNNE, VOL. I (OF II)CHARLES JAMES LEVER
I have voted whenever I knew anything about the person in question, and I have never blackballed but once.
SMITH COLLEGE STORIESJOSEPHINE DODGE DASKAM
The three who had been blackballed sat sulking on the ground with their backs toward him.
MONI THE GOAT BOY AND OTHER STORIESJOHANNA SPYRI
It was in vain to muse upon any plan for having Ball blackballed, or for rebelling against Bell.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE -- VOLUME 57, NO. 351, JANUARY 1845VARIOUS
He had been blackballed at two clubs, but apparently without any defined reason.
THE PRIME MINISTERANTHONY TROLLOPE
If an applicant is blackballed once, his friends should not persist in introducing his name again.
SOCIAL LIFEMAUD C. COOKE
"You'd sure look silly if all the Psis in town blackballed you," I snarled at him.
MODUS VIVENDIGORDON RANDALL GARRETT
Hence, when an applicant is rejected, he is said to be blackballed.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIA. VOL. 1 PART 3VARIOUS
He informed me that I had been balloted for by the committee, and had been unanimously blackballed.
THE BETRAYAL OF JOHN FORDHAMB.L. (BENJAMIN LEOPOLD) FARJEON
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