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Definitions and Synonyms of crapshoot | Another word for crapshoot | What is crapshoot?

Definition 1: playing craps - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for crapshoot in the sense of this definition

(crapshoot is a kind of ...) a gambling game played with two dice; a first throw of 7 or 11 wins and a first throw of 2, 3, or 12 loses and a first throw of any other number must be repeated to win before a 7 is thrown, which loses the bet and the dice

Definition 2: a risky and uncertain venture - [noun denoting act]

Samples where crapshoot or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • getting admitted to the college of your choice has become a crapshoot

(crapshoot is a kind of ...) a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury

"he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime" "there was a danger he would do the wrong thing"

(crapshoot is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

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