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Definition of wildcat verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    wildcat

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈwaɪldkæt//
     
    [intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they wildcat
     
    he / she / it wildcats
     
    past simple wildcatted
     
    -ing form wildcatting
     
     
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  1. to look for oil in a place where no one has found any yet
  2.  
    noun
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