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Meaning of HOLDOUT

Pronunciation:  'howld`awt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of hiding playing cards in a gambling game so they are available for personal use later
  2. [n]  a refusal by a negotiator to come to terms in the hope of obtaining a better deal
  3. [n]  a negotiator who hopes to gain concessions by refusing to come to terms; "their star pitcher was a holdout for six weeks"
 

HOLDOUT is a 7 letter word that starts with H.

 

 See Also: bargaining, cheat, negotiant, negotiator, rig, swindle, treater

 

 

 

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