Denizione di  wildcat - dizionario di inglese del sito grammaticainglese.org - definizione traduzione e spiegazione grammaticale

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Definizione monolingua


wildcat


Verb

wildcat (third-person singular simple present wildcats, present participle wildcatting, simple past and past participle wildcatted)


  1. to drill for oil in an area where no oil has been found before
    Youd have to be very rich or very desperate to go wildcatting that far east.
Noun

wildcat (plural wildcats)


  1. A species of cat, Felis silvestris.
  2. Any undomesticated species of cat.
    • Upon checking it out, we found a total of 13 newborn wildcats, nine newborn tigers and two newborn leopards. (CNN, 2003.04.24)
  3. (figuratively) a person who acts like a wildcat, often sexually
    • 2002, The Young and the Restless (TV, September 26)
      Anyone whos man enough to have landed a wildcat like you had to be quite a guy.
  4. (firearms) a caliber of ammunition derived by amending another type of cartridge and not made by commercial manufacturers.
  5. In the labor movement, anything done outside of the control of bosses or trade unions.
  6. (American football) an offensive formation characterized by a direct snap to a running back and an unbalanced offensive line
    • Wikipedia-logo.png Wildcat formation on Wikipedia.Wikipedia:Wildcat formation
Adjective

wildcat (not comparable)


  1. relating to oil exploration in an area where no oil has been found before
  2. unauthorized by the proper authorities
    • Jewish settlers have also been active putting up five new wildcat outposts on hilltops in the West Bank to try to thwart their Prime Minister Ariel Sharon... (CNN, 2003.06.15)

Definizione dizionario wildcat


gatto selvatico
  bobcat
Felis silvestris
felis silvestris
rischioso

Altri significati:
  unauthorized by the proper authorities
  relating to oil exploration in an area where no oil has been found before
  (figuratively) a person who acts like a wildcat, often sexually
  A species of cat, Felis silvestris.
  In the labor movement, anything done outside of the control of bosses or trade unions.
  (American football) an offensive formation characterized by a direct snap to a running back and an unbalanced offensive line
  to drill for oil in an area where no oil has been found before
  Any undomesticated species of cat.
  (firearms) a caliber of ammunition derived by amending another type of cartridge and not made by commercial manufacturers.
  ocelot (feline, Felis pardalis)

Traduzione wildcat


gatto selvatico ,Felis silvestris ,felis silvestris ,rischioso

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