Definition of wildcat verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

wildcat

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈwaɪldkæt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwaɪldkæt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they wildcat
BrE BrE//ˈwaɪldkæt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwaɪldkæt//
 
he / she / it wildcats
BrE BrE//ˈwaɪldkæts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwaɪldkæts//
 
past simple wildcatted
BrE BrE//ˈwaɪldkætɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwaɪldkætɪd//
 
past participle wildcatted
BrE BrE//ˈwaɪldkætɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwaɪldkætɪd//
 
-ing form wildcatting
BrE BrE//ˈwaɪldkætɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwaɪldkætɪŋ//
 
 
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(wildcatting, wildcatted) [intransitive] (North American English) to look for oil in a place where nobody has found any yet
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: wildcat

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