noun, plural wild·cats, (especially collectively) wild·cat for 1–4.
verb (used without object), wild·cat·ted, wild·cat·ting.
verb (used with object), wild·cat·ted, wild·cat·ting.
Origin of wildcat
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Contemporary Examples of wildcat
The Kansas State Wildcats, meanwhile, are protected by a Thundercats-inspired Willie the Wildcat.The Dummies’ Guide to College Football Bowl Games
January 1, 2013
Historical Examples of wildcat
Meddling with wildcat stocks––asinine any way you figure it!The Gorgeous Girl
Soon all were standing close to the flat rock where the wildcat had been hit.Dave Porter At Bear Camp
Cochise shot past, whirled, and closed in with the fury of a wildcat.Bloom of Cactus
Robert Ames Bennet
But whether they hit the wildcat or not, they could not tell.The Rover Boys on a Hunt
Arthur M. Winfield (Edward Stratemeyer)
I could whip a wildcat and give her the first two scratches.Masters of Space
Edward Elmer Smith
noun plural -cats or -cat
- of or relating to an unsound business enterprisewildcat stock
- financially or commercially unsounda wildcat project