wildcatter|wildcatters in English


person who hunts for oil (Slang); promoter of risky enterprises, person who takes risks (e.g. in business)

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1. Oil giants such as Getty were stalked by takeover wildcatter T Boone Pickens and swallowed whole by others.

2. Ninety-nine out of a hundred wildcatters went broke or crazy or both and abandoned their last asteroid with the equipment in situ.

3. It is the reason why the wildcatter, the independent oilman whose test drillings might come up dry 20 times before gushing in the end, is an enduring Texas symbol.