from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang A risky enterprise.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A venture with a highly risky or unpredictable outcome.
- n. A game of craps.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. playing craps
- n. a risky and uncertain venture
Sorry, no etymologies found.
In Dillender's case, however, the expedition was a crapshoot from the beginning.
In general terms, dispersants are a complex kind of dishwashing soap that scientists have called an environmental "crapshoot" in response to a situation like the gulf spill.
At other times, the "crapshoot" cut the service time in half, as it had done today.
I’ve had the chance to do a lot of LFGing in Ironforge lately, and to say it’s a crapshoot is a vast understatement.
Cassandra S. Oil dispersants an environmental 'crapshoot' msnbc. comupdated 5: 49 p.m.
While Mock Drafts are a kind of crapshoot, the people picking those selections through this year's SB Nation Mock Draft, tend to know their teams better than most.
Oil dispersants an environmental 'crapshoot' msnbc. comupdated 8: 21 a.m.
But she didn't have one and was worried about resigning herself to the "crapshoot" of a random doctor at the hospital, someone whose birthing philosophy she would not know and with whom she'd have no relationship.
The playoffs are often a "crapshoot" because they consist of FOUR quality teams.
Many people call the baseball playoffs a "crapshoot" including Braves skipper Bobby Cox.