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An enterprise whose outcome is determined by chance.
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1. a risky or unpredictable venture
2. (Gambling, except Cards) gambling dialect a game of craps
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
an unpredictable venture; gamble.
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|Noun||1.||crapshoot - a risky and uncertain venture; "getting admitted to the college of your choice has become a crapshoot"|
danger, risk, peril - 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"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
|2.||crapshoot - playing craps |
craps - 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
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