A boycott is an act of voluntarily abstaining from using, buying, or dealing with a
person, organization, or country as an expression of protest, usually for social or
This noun comes from the name of Charles C. Boycott, an English land agent in
19th century Ireland who refused to reduce rents for his tenant farmers.
Boycott definition, to combine in abstaining from, or preventing dealings with, as
a means of intimidation or coercion: to boycott a store. See more.
to refuse to buy, use, or participate in (something) as a way of protesting : to stop
using the goods or services of (a company, country, etc.) until changes are ...
List of boycotts, with links to campaigns, alternative products and more
information about companies and brands. From Ethical Consumer.
A look at examples of the successful boycott campaigns since 2000, including
Mitsubishi, Burma Campaign, De Beers, Fur Trade and Kimberley Clark.
News and information on consumer boycotts, UK and Worldwide. The power of
boycotts, successes, setting one up, Israel..
tr.v. boy·cott·ed, boy·cott·ing, boy·cotts. To abstain from or act together in
abstaining from using, buying, dealing with, or participating in as an expression
Find out more about the history of Montgomery Bus Boycott, including videos,
interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ...
Apr 20, 2016 ... The American Family Association is calling for a boycott of Target after the retail
giant said it would allow men to use the women's restrooms ...