Definition of Wildcat

1. Noun. An exploratory oil well drilled in land not known to be an oil field.

Exact synonyms: Wildcat Well
Generic synonyms: Oil Well, Oiler

2. Adjective. Outside the bounds of legitimate or ethical business practices. "Wildcat life insurance schemes"
Similar to: Unsound

3. Noun. A cruelly rapacious person.
Exact synonyms: Beast, Brute, Savage, Wolf
Generic synonyms: Aggressor, Assailant, Assaulter, Attacker
Derivative terms: Savage, Savage

4. Adjective. Without official authorization. "Wildcat work stoppage"
Exact synonyms: Unauthorised, Unauthorized
Similar to: Unofficial

5. Noun. Any small or medium-sized cat resembling the domestic cat and living in the wild.

6. Adjective. (of a mine or oil well) drilled speculatively in an area not known to be productive. "Wildcat wells"

Definition of Wildcat

1. a. 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.

2. a. 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.

Definition of Wildcat

1. Noun. A species of cat, ''Felis silvestris''. ¹

2. Noun. Any undomesticated species of cat. ¹

3. Noun. (figuratively) a person who acts like a wildcat, often sexually ¹

4. Noun. (context: firearms) a caliber of ammunition derived by amending another type of cartridge and not made by commercial manufacturers. ¹

5. Noun. In the labor movement, anything done outside of the control of bosses or trade unions. ¹

6. Noun. (American football) an offensive formation characterized by a direct snap to a running back and an unbalanced offensive line ¹

7. Adjective. relating to oil exploration in an area where no oil has been found before ¹

8. Adjective. unauthorized by the proper authorities ¹

9. Adjective. (dated) unsound; worthless; irresponsible; unsafe ¹

10. Verb. to drill for oil in an area where no oil has been found before ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Wildcat

1. to search for oil in an area of doubtful productivity [v -CATTED, -CATTING, -CATS]

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