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Definition funny of Boycott:
a Catholic priest's favorite place to sleep.
Father Cahill had a boycott in the rectory and slept like a baby. Meow!
1. An agreement usually among a particular segment of the population to reduce or stop the use and purchase of certain products or activities. 2. An unfair trade practice which occurs when someone in the insurance business refuses to have business dealings with another until he or she complies with certain conditions or concessions.
The fish n chip shop refused to decrease the price of fish so the customers boycotted them.
Word originated in County Mayo, Ireland where an English absentee landlord called Captain Boycott expected his tenants to harvest his crops as part of their rent. The tenants refused to deal with him and the word boycott was added to the English language. The landlord and his family were totally ignnored and their crops rotted without harvesting.
Similar to the term "sent to Coventry".
Songs about Boycott:
Boycott Immorality by Rachel Portman from the Album Chocolat - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Boycott Hell (The Pledge Album Version) by Degarmo & Key from the Album The Pledge
Boycott Hell (Not Ashamed Album Version) by Newsboys from the Album Not Ashamed
Boycott Hell by Degarmo & Key from the Album DeGarmo And Key Collection
Boycott Hell (The Pledge Album Version) by Degarmo & Key from the Album DeGarmo And Key Greatest Hits
1980 Olympic Boycott by News Broadcast from the Album 100 Greatest Sports Moments
Boycott Hell (The Pledge Album Version) by Degarmo & Key from the Album Very Best Of Degarmo & Key
Books about Boycott:
Boycott: Stolen Dreams of the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games by Jerry Caraccioli, Tom Caraccioli and Walter F. Mondale (May 1, 2008)
Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions: The Global Struggle for Palestinian Rights by Omar Barghouti (Mar 15, 2011)
The Case Against Academic Boycotts of Israel by Cary Nelson, Gabriel Noah Brahm, Russell Berman and Emily Budick (Nov 3, 2014)
BOYCOTT BADGER HAIR SHAVING BRUSHES: The Reasons You Should Buy And Use Synthetic Brushes Instead by Marc Kingsley (Feb 13, 2014)
A Boycott of a Basketball Game by Robert L. Padgett (Mar 22, 2013)
Boycott Blues: How Rosa Parks Inspired a Nation by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney (Sep 30, 2008)
Boycotts & Barflies by Victoria Michaels (Aug 12, 2014)
Movies about Boycott:
Boycott 2001 PG - Runtime: 1 hr 53 mins Starring: Reg E. Cathey, Erik Dellums, et al.
Captain Boycott NR CC - Runtime: 1 hr 34 mins Starring: Stewart Granger, Kathleen Ryan, et al. Directed by: Frank Launder
Captain Boycott 1997 NR - Runtime: 1 hr 34 mins Starring: Stewart Granger, Kathleen Ryan, et al. Directed by: Frank Launder
The Disney Boycott : A Just Cause 1997 -
Boycott 1985 NR - Runtime: 1 hr 25 mins Starring: Mohammad Kasebi, Majid Majidi, et al. Directed by: Mohsen Makhmalbaf
The Stewart Granger Collection Unrated - Runtime: 19 hrs 42 mins Starring: Stewart Granger, Jean Simmons, et al. Directed by: Anthony Asquith, Arthur Crabtree, et al.
Boycott - Runtime: 1 hr 52 mins Starring: Terrence Howard, CCH Pounder Jeffrey Wright Directed by: Clark Johnson
Wiki information Boycott:
The 1980 Summer Olympics boycott of the Moscow Olympics was one part of a number of actions initiated by the United States to protest the Soviet invasion in Afghanistan. The Soviet Union and other countries would later support the 1984 Summer...
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 political reasons. Sometimes, it can be a form of consumer activism.