Synonyms for wildcat
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to drill for oil in an area where no oil has been found before
You'd have to be very rich or very desperate to go wildcatting that far east.
unauthorized by the proper authorities
a person who acts like a wildcat, often sexually
a caliber of ammunition derived by amending another type of cartridge and not made by commercial manufacturers.
In the labor movement, anything done outside of the control of bosses or trade unions.
an offensive formation characterized by a direct snap to a running back and an unbalanced offensive line
wildcat well, wildcatnoun
an exploratory oil well drilled in land not known to be an oil field
beast, wolf, savage, brute, wildcatnoun
a cruelly rapacious person
any small or medium-sized cat resembling the domestic cat and living in the wild
outside the bounds of legitimate or ethical business practices
"wildcat currency issued by irresponsible banks"; "wildcat stock speculation"; "a wildcat airline"; "wildcat life insurance schemes"
unauthorized, unauthorised, wildcatadjective
without official authorization
"an unauthorized strike"; "wildcat work stoppage"
(of a mine or oil well) drilled speculatively in an area not known to be productive
"drilling there would be strictly a wildcat operation"; "a wildcat mine"; "wildcat drilling"; "wildcat wells"
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The worker can unionize, go out on strike; mothers are divided from each other in homes, tied to their children by compassionate bonds; our wildcat strikes have most often taken the form of physical or mental breakdown.
Where there are no tigers, a wildcat is very self-important.
From Mount Hollywood, Los Angeles looks rather nice, enveloped in a haze of changing colors. Actually, and in spite of all the healthful sunshine and ocean breezes, it is a bad place - full of old, dying people, who were born old of tired pioneer parents, victims of America - full of curious wild and poisonous growths, decadent religious cults and fake science, and wildcat enterprises, which, with their aim for quick profit, are doomed to collapse and drag down multitudes of people.
In the distant past, the sand, mud, and salts that now make up the Wildcat Ridge sample were deposited under conditions where life could potentially have thrived, the fact the organic matter was found in such a sedimentary rock -- known for preserving fossils of ancient life here on Earth -- is important. However, as capable as our instruments aboard Perseverance are, further conclusions regarding what is contained in the Wildcat Ridge sample will have to wait until it's returned to Earth for in-depth study as part of the agency's Mars Sample Return campaign.
We are sympathetic to the high cost of housing in Santa Cruz and the pressure this puts on TAs, but a wildcat strike is not the way to get relief.
Translations for wildcat
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- غير جدير بالثقةArabic
- cath wylltWelsh
- Wildkatze, wilde KatzeGerman
- gato montés, gato salvajeSpanish
- گربه وحشیPersian
- villikissa, metsäkissa, luvaton, korpilakko, villiFinnish
- chat sauvageFrench
- vadmacska, dögHungarian
- חֲתוּל הַבָּרHebrew
- ヤマネコ, 山猫Japanese
- gato-bravo, gato-montês, gato-selvagemPortuguese
- [[сква́жина]] [[пробурённая]] [[науга́д]], ди́кая ко́шка, ди́кий кот, лесно́й кот, лесна́я ко́шкаRussian
- vildabussá, meahccebussáNorthern Sami
- yaban kedisiTurkish
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