Definisi 'wildcat'
English to English
adjective
1 Unsound; worthless; irresponsible; unsafe; -- said to have been originally applied to the notes of an insolvent bank in Michigan upon which there was the figure of a panther.
source: webster1913
adjective satellite
2 outside the bounds of legitimate or ethical business practices
Example:
• wildcat currency issued by irresponsible banks
• wildcat stock speculation
• a wildcat airline
• wildcat life insurance schemes
source: wordnet30
3 without official authorization
Example:
• an unauthorized strike
• wildcat work stoppage
source: wordnet30
4 (of a mine or oil well) drilled speculatively in an area not known to be productive
Example:
• drilling there would be strictly a wildcat operation
• a wildcat mine
• wildcat drilling
• wildcat wells
source: wordnet30
noun
5 an exploratory oil well drilled in land not known to be an oil field
source: wordnet30
6 a cruelly rapacious person
source: wordnet30
7 any small or medium-sized cat resembling the domestic cat and living in the wild
source: wordnet30
More Word(s)
savage, barbarous, brutal, cruel, fell, cat, true cat, oil well, oiler, aggressor, sand cat, catamountain, catamount, cougar, felis, genus felis, explorative, exploratory, unofficial, unsound,

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